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Health and mental health support services

Emergency services

 Organisation Support Contact

Police, Ambulance and Fire services

 If you are ill, pregnant or need to see someone regarding any aspect of your health, there are a variety of support services available. If you have a medical need, and you cannot access your doctor, visit a Walk-In Centre. You do not need to be registered.

 Find your nearest Walk-In Centre

In an emergency

Tel: 999

 NHS 111

 The NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. when you need medical help fast but it’s not an emergency

If it's not an emergency 

Tel: 111

 

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Tower Hamlets Support

 Organisation Support Contact

 Adult safeguarding

 

 Call the Assessment and Intervention team to report the abuse of a vulnerable adult, find out more information or raise a concern because you are worried about a vulnerable person.

 

 Tel: 020 7364 5005

Email: adultcare@towerhamlets.gov.uk

 The Royal London, BARTS and Mile End Hospital Emergency Department

 A 24-hour, seven days a week consultant-led emergency service and major trauma centre, available with triage, nurse practitioners, CT scanning, cardiac arrest team, paediatric care, decontamination facilities and specialist opinion from all major specialities, including minor injuries, acute mental health problems, and complications in pregnancy. 

This is the local hospital for residents of Tower Hamlets.

 Address: Whitechapel Road, E1 1BB

Switchboard tel: 020 7377 7000

Direct number: 020 3594 637

 

 Maternity Mates

 

A service available to pregnant women living in Newham or Tower Hamlets who do not have a suitable support network or have specific needs or healthcare issues.

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Tel: 020 7377 9645

Email: enquiries@whfs.org.uk

 Ambrose King Centre

 

 Offers a walk in Sexual health service including STI testing, STI treatment, rapid/same day HIV testing, free pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, contraception and reproductive health, sexual health and HIV advice and support, talking therapies and counselling.

 Located near The Royal London at Mount Terrace, Whitechapel, London, E1 2BB

Tel: 020 7377 7307

 Tower Hamlets Early Detection Service

 

 supports 16 to 25 year olds living in London Borough Tower Hamlets who are concerned about their emotional and mental health and how that is affecting their life. Referrals can be made by both professionals and non-professionals.

 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (excluding on Bank holidays)

Tel: 020 3487 1320

Email: elft.thearlydetection@nhs.net

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Pan London and national support 


 Organisation Support Contact
  MIND

 works to improve the mental health needs of the local community by raising awareness and promoting a range of services through partnerships

 

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm 

Tel: 020 7510 1081

Email: info@mithn.org.uk

  Woman's trust

 

 offers one to one counselling to women who have experienced domestic violence

 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Tel: 020 7034 0303

Email:office@womanstrust.org.uk

 Women & Girls Network

 

 offers free counselling to women in London who have experienced gendered violence.

 Monday to Friday

10am to 12.30pm

 and 2pm to 4.30pm

Wednesday

6pm to 9pm

Tel: 0808 801 0770

 British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

 a professional body and a registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and provides information for therapists, clients of therapy, and the public. They also have a tool that allows you to search a list of accredited practitionaers.

 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (not including bank holidays)

Tel: 01455 883300

Email: bacp@bacp.co.uk

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VAWG service directory

You can find lots of other useful services on the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) service directory homepage.