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Cheam GP Centre

322 Malden Road, North Cheam, Surrey, SM3 8EP

Telephone 020 8644 0224

Local Services and Self Referrals

Please find below details of health services you can self refer to:

Bereavement

Sutton Cruse Bereavement Care

Our new service in Sutton is now supporting adults who live within the London Borough of  Sutton.

For further information, please email sutton@cruse.org.uk or call 07904 056 123.

Covid-19 update

Due to the current pandemic and ongoing social distancing, all Cruse services will be provided over the telephone, email or internet until further notice. Please contact us to find out more.

Website: www.cruse.org.uk/sutton

Jigsaw4u

Jigsaw4u is a charity that provides a wide variety of services across the London Boroughs of Merton and Sutton. You may know of us as a result of our bereavement counselling, or maybe you have a Jigsaw4u Home School Links worker in your school. However we cover so much more, please take a look at our range of different support projects.

Website: www.jigsaw4u.org.uk

Telephone: 0208 687 1384

Email: info@jigsaw4u.org.uk

Sutton Uplift Counselling Services

Telephone: 0800 032 1411 (Monday – Friday 09:00 to 18:00)

Telephone: 0203 513 4044

Website: www.suttonuplift.co.uk/contact

Cancer Support

Breast Cancer Now

If you’re worried about breast health or breast cancer you can speak to our breast care nurses for free by calling 0808 800 6000.

Website: www.breastcancernow.org/signs-symptoms-breast-cancer

Macmillan Butterfly Centre

The Macmillan Butterfly Centre – a comprehensive cancer library offering high quality information on all aspects of cancer – is available from Macmillan Cancer Support at Epsom Hospital.

St Helier Hospital

The centre is open to patients and their families, Monday to Friday, 09:30-16.30, at the Bradbury Wing, Epsom Hospital, Dorking Road, Epsom, KT18 7EG.

Telephone: 01372 735456

Website: www.macmillan.org.uk/in-your-area

Maggie’s

Finding out you have cancer changes your life, and the weeks after diagnosis can be the most difficult and challenging. We’re here from that moment. Find out how we can help.

Website: www.maggies.org/our-support

Sutton Cancer Support

Website: www.suttoncancersupport.org

St Helier Hospital

Website: www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk/cancer-information-and-support-centres

How to do a bowel screening:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=il6VSceMWfM

Having a mammogram: www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzAgfCIX2JY

Have you been invited to have a Cervical Screening Test?: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWD7ogQJ8x0&t=5s

Breast Screening – Helping you decide: www.gov.uk/nhs-breast-screening-helping-you-decide

Cervical Screening – Helping you decide: www.gov.uk/cervical-screening-helping-you-decide

What is Cervical Screening: www.nhs.uk/Cervical-screening-test

Breast Screening Information for women with Learning Disabilities: www.gov.uk/breast-screening-information-for-women-with-learning-disabilities

Information for transgender and non-binary people: www.gov.uk/nhs-population-screening-information-for-trans-people

Child Health

Health Visiting Service

If you have any concerns about your emotional mental health or wellbeing or concerns about your children, please call our health visiting duty line on 0208 770 5409. If you need any more information or advice the health visiting duty line is available Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00.

Free childcare entitlements for children aged 2-4 years.

Some families can receive up to 15 hours a week free childcare for their 2 year old for information on how to apply for a free childcare place for your 2 year old visit www.sutton.gov.uk/freechildcare.

Breast Feeding

A guide to help you breastfeed with Start4Life: www.unicef.org.uk/Off-to-the-best-start-4-pages-2018.pdf

Breastfeeding Support in Sutton

Monday

  • Thomas Wall Children’s Centre
  • Western Road. Sutton. SM1 2TF
  • Drop-in clinic
  • 9:30 – 11:30

Tuesday

  • Green Oak Children’s Centre
  • 671 London Road. North Cheam. SM3 9DL
  • Appointment only
  • To book call 020 87705409

Thursday

  • Tweeddale Children’s Centre
  • Tweeddale Road. Carshalton. SM5 1SW
  • Drop-in clinic
  • 10:00 – 12:00

Health Start Vouchers

With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins. You could qualify if you’re on benefits, or if you’re pregnant and under 18.

Website: www.healthystart.nhs.uk

Vaccination Planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: www.nhs.uk/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them

Childhood Illness Visual Guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk/infectious-illnesses-children

Care of the Elderly

Age UK Sutton

Age UK in Sutton provides support for older people, their families and carers, this includes mental health and wellbeing support.

Telephone: 020 8078 0002 or 020 8078 2916

DIAL A RIDE

Dial-a-Ride Find out about the free door-to-door service for people with reduced mobility: Dial-a-Ride. Hire scooters and wheelchairs Find out how to hire mobility scooters and manual and electric wheelchairs to use around Sutton town centre: Sutton Shopmobility, Motability scheme.

Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/accessible_travel

Community

Citizens Advice Bureau

Information and advice about welfare, benefits, debt and your rights as well as other issues.

Phone: 020 8405 3552

Website: www.suttonalps.org.uk

Domicillary Dental Practice

Sutton patients can access home based dental services for those who are housebound. Services available for those who are elderly and housebound or have long term conditions, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia. This service also caters for those with physical or learning difficulties.

Telephone: 0208 640 9673

Website: www.mydentist.co.uk

LGBT Foundation

LGBT Foundation is a national charity delivering advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

Telephone: 0345 330 3030

Website: www.lgbt.foundation

London Fire Brigade

Free home fire safety checks and free fire alarms.

Website: www.london-fire.gov.uk/home-fire-safety-visits

Telephone: 0800 028 4428

Email: smokealarms@london-fire.gov.uk

Text/SMS: 07860 021 319

NHS Pharmacy Services

Website: www.nhs.uk/what-to-expect-from-your-pharmacy-team

St Philips and Christchurch, Ruskin Drive, Cheam, Sutton, Surrey

A wide range of activities for adults take place at Christ Church with St. Philip each week from social clubs and support groups to fitness classes and weight loss clubs.

Hair loss support Group

Cocaine anonymous

Alcohol anonymous

Alzheimer’s lunch club

Website: www.xcsp.org.uk/whats-on-for-adults

Sutton Carers

Provides information, advice and support services for adult carers, parent carers, family carers, young carers and carers of people with mental health conditions. Find out more about the support the Carers Centre can give you:

Benhill House, 1st Floor, 12-14 Benhill Avenue, Sutton, Surrey SM1 4DA​

Email: enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org

Telephone: 020 8296 5611

NHS PHARMACY SERVICES

Website: www.nhs.uk/what-to-expect-from-your-pharmacy-team

Drugs and Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 917 7650

Community Drug Service for South London (CDSSL)

Provides support for family members and carers of substance misusers. Find out more about the support CDSSL can offer you by getting in touch: 020 8773 1881info@cdssl.org

Inspire Drug and Alcohol Service for Sutton

Inspire is a community drug and alcohol service for anyone over the age of 18 living in the London Borough of Sutton. You can refer yourself or be referred by your GP, housing provider, probation and other professionals.

They also run a service for under 18’s called Switch Sutton.

Telephone: 020 8773 9393

Email: info@inspirepartnership.org.uk

Website: www.swlstg.nhs.uk/inspire

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Learning Disability Support

If you have:

  • A learning disability and
  • Are registered with a Sutton GP and
  • Are over 18 years of age
  • (Or you’re a carer or relative of someone with a learning disability)

You can ask for help from our specialist services:

  • Psychological Service – to improve your mental wellbeing
  • Specialist Health and Nursing Service – to improve your health
  • Occupational Therapy Service – to be as independent as possible
  • Speech and Language Therapy Service – to improve your communication
  • Physiotherapy Service – to improve your movement
  • Creative Therapies – to overcome anxiety and depression through drama and music

Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/learning_disabilities_-_support_for_adults

Maternity

Antenatal Care

Please complete the online questionnaire. At the end of the questionnaire there is a tab to submit the form direct to the hospital. The referral is then processed by the hospital and you will be invited for an appointment.

It is recommended that you self-refer prior to nine weeks, although this is not always possible, and can be done even if past nine weeks.

Epsom: www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk/pregnancy-self-referral-form-epsom

St Helier: https://www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk/pregnancy-self-referral-form-st-helier

St Georges: https://www.stgeorges.nhs.uk/pregnancy-referral-form

Planning Your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy.

Website: www.nhs.uk/planning-pregnancy

Sexual Health

Emergency Contraception

If you’ve forgotten to take your pill, your condom split or you’ve had unprotected sex in the last 72 hours then you may need emergency contraception, and the sooner you take it the better.

Available for FREE at the above contraception clinics and some local pharmacies. Patients can also purchase from the chemist at a cost of approximately £25.

If you’ve had unprotected sex or your condom failed, it is also really important to consider your risk for sexually transmitted infections and to think about your long-term contraception needs. Please phone the surgery to book an emergency appointment.

If you miss the 72 hours it is still possible to have an emergency coil fitted up to five days after unprotected sex. You can have an emergency coil fitted for free at your local sexual health clinic.

GUM (GenitoUrinary Medicine) Clinics

Sexual health clinics offer a range of services. Find out more in this NHS guide

Local GUM Clinics are:

St Helier Hospital

Telephone: 020 8296 2543

St Georges Hospital

Telephone: 020 8725 3553

Kingston Hospital

Telephone: 020 8974 9331

Psychosexual Services

The Rosehill Clinic, D Block St Helier Hospital, Wrythe lane, SM5 1AA

Telephone:  0208 296 3189

Website: www.suttonhealthandcare.nhs.uk

Sexual Health Services

Sexual Health & Contraception Needs call 0208296 3910.

If under 25 you can request a chlamydia and gonorrhoea at www.shl.uk/the-rosehill-clinic.

Sexual Health London – Sexual Health London is an online sexual health service for people without symptoms. If you do not have any symptoms and have not knowingly been in contact sexually with someone with an infection, just register and complete the online consultation. If the service is right for you, a free kit will be posted out so you can collect your samples and return them for testing. The results will be available in a few days.

Website: www.shl.uk

SH:24

SH:24 is a service that can be accessed 24 hours a day where you can arrange for free and confidential testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and HIV checks from home using your computer, tablet or phone.

Website: www.sh24.org.uk

Termination of Pregnancy

Telephone: 0345 872 5503

Stop Smoking

Stop Smoking Services

If you would like face to face support and advice to quit smoking, please drop into one of the pharmacies listed on this map of Sutton www.drive.google.com/1NPTq2UhuQwmNsibHixjZEV0F8Xpy26yX

Pan-London Helpline: Phone 0300 123 1044 if you would like telephone support to quit smoking  or visit www.stopsmokinglondon.com.

Visit www.nhs.uk/oneyou for a wide range of advice and support on how to quit smoking and other health related issues.

LiveWell – Stop Smoking Service www.talkofftherecord.org/livewell-stop-smoking-service-in-sutton

Wellbeing

People with Dementia at Risk of going Missing (Herbert Protocol)

Website: www.met.police.uk/herbertprotocol

Alzheimer’s Society Sutton

Provides information, advice and support for carers and people with dementia. Find out more about the support Alzheimer’s Society Sutton can offer you by getting in touch:

Telephone: 020 8770 1875

Email: sutton@alzheimers.org.uk

Change for Life

Website: www.nhs.uk/change4life

Good Thinking

NHS approved wellbeing services.

Website: www.good-thinking.uk

London Breast Screening Service

If you have been invited for further assessment tests and would like to know more or change the appointment or have missed your appointment then please use the following contact details:

Website: www.london-breastscreening.org.uk

Telephone: 020 3758 2024 Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00.

Breast Screening HUB

The Breast Screening Hub helpline remains open for women who have queries: 0800 169 2692.

Dementia Help & Support

A dementia diagnosis can come as a shock to the person with the condition and those around them. However, there are sources of help and support for everyone involved.

Website: www.nhs.uk//help-and-support

Diabetes

Diabetic Courses

Website: www.diabetesbooking.co.uk

Diabetes Book & Learn is a NHS service to help people in south London find the best diabetes course for them.

Website: www.preventing-diabetes.co.uk/self-referral

Domestic Violence

Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop

Every Wednesday morning, 9:30am – 11:30am, Sutton Baptist Church, 21 Cheam Road, Sutton. SM1 1SN. Free drop-in advice service for domestic abuse victims at all risk levels.

Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy (IDVA) service: Independent advisors who support people experiencing domestic abuse to safety plan, risk assess how people are feeling and get the help that they need.

Refuge space: Safe space to house women and their children who had fled domestic abuse. Advice can also be given to women wanting to leave the borough.

Freedom Programme: A twelve week group work programme which aims to educate women on how to spot the signs of an abuser so they can break the cycle of abuse.

Men & Masculinities Programme: A non-judgemental programme for male perpetrators of domestic abuse who are willing to recognise and change their abusive behaviours.

Young people’s prevention and recovery programmes: A portfolio of group programmes for young people who have witnessed domestic abuse, are at risk of or have been involved in abusive relationships.

Helping Hands (Peer befriending): Helping Hands volunteers provide befriending and practical support to women affected by domestic abuse and their families.

Support for families with children under 5: Home-based volunteer mentoring, practical and emotional support.

For any other service in this list,

Phone:  020 8092 7569

Email: transformsutton@cranstoun.org.uk

These services are run by a range of organisations as part of the Transform partnership and can all be accessed through the above phone number and email address.

Website: www.cranstoun.org/transform-sutton

Not Alone in Sutton Website: www.notaloneinsutton.org.uk

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, or know someone who is, help is available.

Victim Support (London Victim Assessment and Referral Service)

Call 0808 168 9291 free (Mon–Fri 8am–8pm, Sat 9am–5pm)

NHS Livewell

Website: www.nhs.uk/live-well

Managing Bone, Joint or Muscle Pain

Website: www.csp.org.uk/managing-pain-home

Men’s Advice Line

Advice and support for men in abusive situations.

Telephone: 0808 801 0327

Website: www.mensadviceline.org.uk

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

Multiple Sclerosis

MS Therapy Centres

You do not need to be referred by a healthcare professional to access treatments and services at MS therapy centres, which are all individual charities.

Centre users can choose treatments to manage their symptoms in a way which works best for them.

Contact Sutton and Croydon MS Therapy Centre

Telephone: 0208 660 1181

Website: www.surrey-ms.org

Email: office@ms-therapy-centre.org.uk

Multiple sclerosis Sutton Group

Jamie Coward, Specialist MS nurse based at St Georges, regular clinics at St Helier on Thursday mornings and telephone clinics on Tuesdays for local patients with a confirmed diagnosis of MS.

Sutton MS Group Helpline: 0208 395 6060

Website: www.mssociety.org.uk/sutton-london-borough-of-group

Muscle & Joint Pain

MSK Services including Physiotherapy

Our Musculoskeletal (MSK) service provides assessment, diagnosis and, where appropriate, manage or treat musculoskeletal problems.  The service is provided by a team of physiotherapists led by a Consultant Physiotherapist and Advance Physiotherapy Practitioners, with expert skills in the assessment and management of musculoskeletal conditions. Our team work closely with local orthopaedic, rheumatology and pain management services as well as other teams within Sutton Health and Care.

The service is for:

People aged over 16 years of age

Registered with a Sutton GP.

The service is not suitable for patients who are housebound

Contact Number: 0208 296 4100

Website: www.suttonhealthandcare.nhs.uk/community-musculoskeletal-service

Occupational Health

Support to Live at Home Occupational Health

Do you or your elderly or disabled relative or friend who needs support to stay living in their own home?

We can provide services to help you or your elderly relative to stay at home. You might be surprised at how many people are able to stay in their own homes for most or all of their lives by taking a few measures to ensure their well-being and safety.

When people live with a serious health problem or disability, or as they get older, it can become difficult for them to get around in their homes, and to independently and safely complete everyday tasks such as washing and dressing, cooking and cleaning, and going out.

Occupational therapy staff help people in Sutton of all ages who have physical, mental or learning disability, as a result of birth, accident, illness or ageing, to do the things they want to do. These could be daily activities that many of us take for granted, from grocery shopping or brushing your teeth, to more complex activities such transfers from a chair, bed ,bath, managing your stairs, accessing your home, caring for children, succeeding in studies or work or maintaining healthy life.

Adult referrals – call 020 8770 6080, and then select Option 3 and then Option 2, or Email: adultdayservices@sutton.gov.uk

Rape Crisis

Find a Rape Crisis Centre, get online emotional support, or find information and self-help tool.

Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Sutton Clinical Health Team for People with Learning Disabilities

The team provides a specialist service for people with a learning disability where their needs can not be met by mainstream services. The person will need to have a learning disability, be registered with a Sutton GP and be over 18 years of age. (The team also have ‘Continuing Care’ responsibilities for a small number of people who may no longer have a Sutton GP but remain the responsibility of Sutton CSU.) Most people who are eligible are the responsibility of the local authority of Sutton but some may have been placed with a Sutton GP by an external Social Care Commissioners. In such cases the specialist Clinical Health Team will apply a locally agreed protocol to ensure input from the team is appropriate

Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/sutton_clinical_health_team_for_people_with_learning_disabilities

Telephone: 020 8770 6064

Sutton Social Services

Self assessment process to determine your social care needs. It is important to read the instructions below before completing the self-assessment form. This form is used to determine what your social care needs are to promote your wellbeing, and whether you are eligible for statutory social care support.

Website: www.sutton.gov.uk/support_to_live_at_home

Support to Live at Home Occupational Health

Do you or your elderly or disabled relative or friend who needs support to stay living in their own home?

We can provide services to help you or your elderly relative to stay at home. You might be surprised at how many people are able to stay in their own homes for most or all of their lives by taking a few measures to ensure their well-being and safety.

When people live with a serious health problem or disability, or as they get older, it can become difficult for them to get around in their homes, and to independently and safely complete everyday tasks such as washing and dressing, cooking and cleaning, and going out.

Occupational therapy staff help people in Sutton of all ages who have physical, mental or learning disability, as a result of birth, accident, illness or ageing, to do the things they want to do. These could be daily activities that many of us take for granted, from grocery shopping or brushing your teeth, to more complex activities such transfers from a chair, bed ,bath, managing your stairs, accessing your home, caring for children, succeeding in studies or work or maintaining healthy life.

Adult referrals – call 020 8770 6080, and then select Option 3 and then Option 2, or email adultdayservices@sutton.gov.uk

Child referrals – call 020 8770 6001 or email childrensfirstcontactservice@sutton.gov.uk

Sutton Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop

Face-to-face drop-in sessions providing support and guidance available at Sutton Baptist Church on Wednesday mornings from 09:30 – 11:30.

You can also complete an online referral into support by visiting: www.cranstoun.org/transform-sutton

Police – Call 999 if you are in immediate danger, 101 at all other times.

Weight Management

Everyone Active Exercise Referral Scheme

Held at:

  • David Weir Leisure Centre
  • Cheam Leisure Centre
  • Westcroft Leisure Centre

Telephone: 0208 641 9480

Website: www.everyoneactive.com

Healthy Weight Clinic

Healthy Weight Clinic provide one-to-one support and guidance to help you make the best decisions to suit your family. Advice is family-specific and customised to help you in problem-solving, self-monitoring and setting small, achievable goals.

Telephone: 020 8661 3904

Email: rmh-tr.HCPadminsutton@nhs.net

Website: www.schs.nhs.uk

Young People

ChildLine

A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen.

Telephone: 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk

Jump Start

Offering free, confidential counselling to young people aged 11-25 in the Borough of Sutton

Contact number: 0208 251 0251

Website: www.talkofftherecord.org/sutton