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To help keep everyone safe, only one parent or carer can attend. No other family or friends can visit.
See all our information about COVID-19, including steps we are taking to keep you safe.

Counselling and social work services


Our children's counsellor 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 are a team of qualified counsellors either registered with the British Psychological Society or accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. 

Find out more on the counselling service pages.

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 him/her 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 in the Get involved section.


Counselling service

For general enquiries, please call 020 7188 4538 or email CounsellorsChildrens

Social work service

Hospital social work team manager, Sherryanne Smith:

  • tel: 020 7188 8525

Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm 

Social work department:

  • tel: 020 7188 6188
  • fax: 020 7188 6196 
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