There are a range of services which patients can self-refer for, including counselling and mental health services, antenatal services, physio and MSK and sexual health services. 

Where possible please supply the patient with a patient leaflet – these can be found in the Downloads section of each service page. 


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Abortion and Unplanned Pregnancy

BPAS, Marie Stopes and NUPAS abortion services

Accident & Emergency

Local Accident & Emergency contact information for all urgent medical, surgical and psychiatric problems in adults and children

Adolescent and Young Adult Service (AYAS)

For those between the ages of 14 and 25 who struggle with any emotional or relational aspect of being an adolescent or young adult

Adult Safeguarding

Extra support services for adult patients with physical, visual, hearing or learning disabilities

Affected Other's Support – CGL Some Space

Support for families/partners affected by someone else's drug and alcohol misuse

Age UK Camden Counselling Services

Free and confidential, time-limited, individual and group psychotherapy

Age UK Nail Care Service

Nail-cutting service for senior citizens


Alcohol-related services for Camden

Ambulatory Acute Foot Service (AAFS)

Emergency clinic for patients with acute diabetic foot disorders

Antenatal and Perinatal Wellbeing (Camden Blossoms)

Physical and mental health support for pregnant women and new parents

Antenatal – Royal Free

Antenatal Service at Royal Free Hospital

Antenatal – St Mary's

Antenatal service at St Mary's Hospital

Antenatal – UCLH

Antenatal service at UCLH

Antenatal – Whittington

Antenatal service at Whittington Hospital

Asian Family Counselling Service

Charity offering counselling for the Asian population

Association for Postnatal Illness (APNI)

Helpline support for those suffering from postnatal illness

Autism Outreach Service

24-hour support for those on the autism spectrum or with Asperger's Syndrome

Benefits and Tax

Services for advice and support with benefits and taxes

Bloomsbury Clinic

Bloomsbury clinic (Mortimer Market) – free and confidential service for people with HIV

Books on Prescription

Self-help books aimed at people with moderate mental health problems

Brandon Centre – Sexual Health

Advice and information for young people on relationships and safer sex, contraception, free condoms and STI screening

Brandon Centre – Young People and Families

Confidential help and advice for young people aged 12–25 and parenting support for their parents or carers

Breastfeeding Support

Support to mums before and after pregnancy


Brook sexual health clinic for young people

BSLHealthAccess Service

On-demand remote BSL interpreting

Camden Care Navigation and Social Prescribing

Helps patients with a range of complex social issues

Camden Carers Dementia Group

A monthly group for carers of people with dementia.

Camden Community Drug Service

Open-access specialist drug service for patients over 18

Camden Council Family Information

Information, advice and assistance to parents of children and young people in need of social support

Camden Hub 6-8 Session mental health support service

Leisure activities, psychological support and therapy for patients with mental health needs

Camden Local Offer

Website with information on services for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND)

Camden MSK

Consultant-led, multidisciplinary, MSK specialist team for the ambulatory assessment and management of common MSK conditions

Camden People First

Advice and support for those with learning disabilities

Camden Recovery Service

Supporting Camden residents in recovery from drug misuse and/or living in Camden's hostel pathway

Camden Safety Net – Domestic Violence

Support, risk assessment and referrals for male and female survivors of domestic and sexual violence

Carers' Service

A range of services and support for carers who work, live or study in Camden

Centre 404 – Learning Disability Support

Support, groups, activities for those with learning disabilities and their families

Child Weight Management

Nutrition and physical activity clubs for children and young people

Children's Centres

Parenting, emotional and social support for families expecting a child or with children under 5

Children's Nursing (Community)

Supporting children in the community to facilitate early discharge from hospital and prevent hospital admissions for those with complex need

Chlamydia Screening

Chlamydia testing for under-25s

Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice for people who work, live or study in Camden, including advice on benefits, housing, employment, debt

Contraceptive and Sexual Health Services

Comprehensive sexual health and contraceptive care services across Camden


Telephone bereavement support

Dependency recovery – REST

Support for adults with insomnia/experiencing difficulties due to taking benzodiazepines, tranquilisers, sleeping pills or other 'Z' drugs

DESMOND – Type 2 Diabetes Education

English speaking structured group education for type 2 diabetes

Diabetes Education – Bengali

Patient education programme for Bengali Type 2 diabetes

Drugs and Alcohol – Young People

Forward (FWD) specialist drug and alcohol service for young people, with incorporated secondary care CAMHS support

Early Pregnancy Assessment and Gynaecology Unit (EPAGU)

Specialist unit for women who need emergency care for gynaecological problems and problems in early pregnancy

Elfrida Rathbone Camden

Charity providing education courses and support into work for young people with learning disabilities

Emergency Dentist

Emergency dentist for patients with an urgent dental problem, such as pain, swelling, bleeding or infection

Emergency Ophthalmology – Moorfields

Moorfields A&E for patients with urgent, sight-threatening problems

Emergency Ophthalmology – Western Eye Hospital

Emergency eye care at Western Eye Hospital

Emergency Pregnancy Clinic

Emergency clinic for women with pain or/and bleeding in early pregnancy or pregnant women with high risk of an ectopic pregnancy

Falls Diagnostic Clinics

Hospital clinics for patients who have had a fall

Find & Treat Service

Service aims to find cases of active TB early and support patients to take a full course of treatment and get cured

First-seizure epilepsy

For adult patients with epilepsy or suspected epilepsy

Floating Support Service

Advice and information on finding a home and avoiding homelessness

Focus – Camden Homeless Mental Health Team

Outreach service to street homeless people and homeless people in hostels

GP Hubs

Extended GP and nurse appointments

Grief Encounter

Information, guidance and support to bereaved children and their carers after a bereavement

Grip Club Drugs

Service for patients with 'club drug' issues

Groundswell Homeless Health Peer Advocacy Service (HHPA)

Peer advocates who can help homeless patients attend or understand appointments and make informed choices about their health care

Hampstead Counselling Service

Counselling and psychotherapy

Health and Wellbeing Team

Feeding and nutritional support, healthy eating and activities for babies, under-5s and older children

Health Visitors

Community-based service to support families with children under 5

Healthy Minds Community Programme

Workshops and courses for all within Camden to improve wellbeing

Healthy Start Vitamins and Vitamin D

Vitamin tablets/drops for at-risk groups

HIV Testing

HIV diagnostic tests and PEP treatment services

Home-Start – Family Support

Trained volunteers offering free, weekly parenting and emotional support for those with under-5s

Homelessness: Young People

Support for young homeless people through New Horizon Youth Centre

Hopscotch Asian Women's Centre

Support services for Asian women

Hospital for Tropical Diseases – Emergency Admissions

Emergency referrals to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases

Hospital for Tropical Diseases – Travel Clinic

Clinic for patients with medical conditions who are planning to travel to tropical regions

Ian Charleson Day Centre

Range of inpatient and outpatient services for those with HIV

iCope – Psychological Therapies

Free advice for adults with a wide range of mental and physical problems, including stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia

IESO – Talking Therapy

Online talking therapy service for those struggling with depression, anxiety and other emotional problems

LDN Drop-in

Workshops for learning disabled patients in Camden

Looked After Children Service – LAC

Health assessments and advice for children and young people

Macmillan Cancer Support and Information Service – Royal Free

Drop-in service for anyone affected by, or who would like information on, cancer. Based in the Oncology Department at Royal Free Hospital.

Macmillan Support and Information Service – UCLH

Drop-in service for anyone affected by, or who would like information on, cancer at UCLH

Macmillan – SafeFit

Cancer exercise specialists offering advice, support and resources remotely

Mental Health Crisis Resolution Teams

Home-based assessment and treatment for urgent mental health problems

Minerva Project

Specialist support for women with a criminal history who are at risk of re-offending

Minority Services: Irish

Mental and physical health advice for Irish patients

Multilingual Mental Health Service: Nafsiyat

Culturally sensitive therapies, including language support

NHS Complaints Advocacy

Free advice and independent of the NHS and confidential

North Camden Crisis House

Residential care and treatment for people in mental health crisis in need of urgent care services

North Central London TB Service – Royal Free

For all adults and children with suspected or known tuberculosis (TB)

North Central London TB Service – Whittington

For all adults and children with suspected or known tuberculosis (TB)

North London Rape Crisis

Range of services for women and girls aged 13+ who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives

Occupational Therapy

Provides physically disabled/frail Camden residents with adjustments to their everyday lives

Open Minded (CAMHS)

For young people (under 18) and their families affected by behavioural disorders and emotional and mental health problems

Out-of-hours GP Cover

Urgent care NHS 111 and GP out-of-hours service

Parent and Carer Counselling Service (PCCS)

Free counselling service for parents and carers

Parent-Infant Project

Psychotherapy focusing on parent-infant relationships, including parenting support

Phlebotomy Child – Royal Free

Walk-in child phlebotomy clinic at Royal Free Hospital

Phlebotomy Child – UCLH

Child phlebotomy service at UCLH

Phlebotomy Child – Whittington

Child phlebotomy clinic at Whittington Hospital

Phoenix Wellbeing & Recovery Service

Mind in Camden's activities for those with mental health issues

Physical/Cognitive Disabilities: Exercise (Target)

Exercise programme for adults with long-term physical or cognitive difficulty

Physiotherapy (Physio) Services

Community assessment and treatment of MSK conditions


Advice and advocacy for patients with learning disabilities

Pulse @ the Hive​

Sexual health service for young people

Rebalance – Adult Weight Management

12-week group weight-loss programme of exercise and dietary advice for overweight or obese adults

Recovery College

Safer Streets Team

Street-based outreach service targeting those who engage in 'street activity'


Support available for people bereaved by suicide

School Nursing

Health assessments, immunisation and health-promotion activities in the community for children in mainstream and special schools

Scope – Employment Services

Employment services for disabled patients

Self-harm Support

Self-harm peer support group for young women and female to male transgender young people

Sharps Disposals

Clinical waste collection for residents

Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia

Sign Language, Interpreting

Support services for deaf people

Social Services

For adults in need of social-care support

Solace Women's Aid

Provides advice and support for all aspects of domestic violence to Camden women affected by domestic violence

Specialist Drug Service – North Camden

Support for misuse of opiates, stimulants and other illegal and prescribed drugs

Specialist Drug Service – South Camden

Support for misuse of opiates, stimulants and other illegal and prescribed drugs

Spectrum Homelessness Day Centre

Day centre for single, homeless people

St Pancras Refugee Support (SPaRC)

Community service providing low-level support for refugees and asylum-seekers

Stop Smoking

Community support to help people stop smoking

The Greenwood Centre

Community activities for adults with profound and multiple disabilities

The Hive

Emotional health and wellbeing service, supporting young people 16-24 in Camden

The Lighthouse

Service for children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse

The Rivers Crisis House

Short-term urgent care for informal clients in a therapeutic environment

Walk-in Centre (Soho)

Range of walk-in health services for general public

Wellbeing - WISH+

WISH+ (Warmth, Income, Safety and Health) proactively links Camden residents with a range of health and wellbeing services.

West Euston Partnership – Job Co-op

Aims to improve the self-confidence and employability skills of all local people

Wharfside Clinic

Range of services for patients with HIV at St Mary's Hospital

Women and Health

Affordable treatments for local women, including psychological support

Women at the Centre (Building Better Opportunities)

Service for long-term unemployed and economically inactive, BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) women in Central London

Women at the Well

Women-only centre supporting complex needs, including prostitution, rough sleeping, trafficking, substance abuse

Young Carers – Family Action

Support for under-18s who care for a family member with physical, mental or learning disability or has substance misuse problem