The Royal College of Nursing has announced that industrial action will take place on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February. We'll contact you if your care or your child's care is affected. Ambulance workers are planning strike action on Friday 10 February. Learn more.

A number of transport strikes are due to take place this February. If you or your child has an appointment at one of our hospitals or community centres, please plan ahead and do all you can to attend. If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact your clinical team.

Contact the health visiting team

You can either refer yourself, be referred via your GP, or via social care, voluntary organisations or maternity services using the contacts below. 

Health visitor advice line 

Our health visitors operate an advice line on Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 5pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

We can offer advice and support on: 

  • transition to parenthood
  • breastfeeding, infant feeding, introducing solid foods and healthy eating
  • your child’s growth, physical, social and emotional development and play
  • immunisations
  • family mental health
  • management of minor illness in children
  • accident prevention
  • challenges such as sleeping, teething, toileting, temper tantrums and behaviour







Lambeth health visitor advice line:  
020 3049 5300 

Southwark health visitor advice line:  
020 3049 8166