Strike action is taking place across our services from Saturday 24 February to Wednesday 28 February. We'll contact your directly if your or your child's care is affected. We're sorry for any distress that delays to your care may cause.

Counselling and social work services


Our counselling service provides a confidential service for parents and carers of children being treated at Evelina London. We also offer bereavement counselling for those whose children have died. 

We're registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and follow their codes of ethics. 

Find out more on the counselling service pages.

You can also download our counselling and bereavement service for parents and carers leaflet (PDF 303KB) to find out more.

Social work service

Our social work service offers advice and support to you and your family. This includes:

  • assessing the impact of your child's illness on them and your family
  • providing emotional and psychological support
  • helping you plan for when your child leaves hospital.

Our social workers aim is to make things less stressful for your child and the whole family.

Support groups

We offer a range of different support groups for our patients. Find out more about our support groups.


Counselling service

Phone: 020 7188 4538


Social work service

Hospital social work team manager:

  • phone: 020 7188 8525

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm 

Social work department:

  • phone: 020 7188 6188