We offer a range of services at St Paul’s Way
GP – Book an appointment with a General Practitioner for any medical concern.
Practice Nurse – Nurse appointments can be booked for many conditions including baby immunisations. travel vaccinations and sexual health screening.
Pharmacist – We have an onsite pharmacist for medication reviews, advice and repeat prescriptions.
Health Care Assistant – Health Care Assistants offer a number of services including new patient health checks, blood pressure checks, Healthy lifestyle advice, blood tests and much more.Book an appointment
If you are registered with the practice, you have access to services in the local area that do not require you to see a GP in order to be referred.
Many of life’s problems can make you feel unwell.
Social prescribing enables a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional to refer you to a specialist link worker to talk about the issues you’re facing and find the right services to support you.
The service helps you improve your health and wellbeing and to make positive life changes. Get help with:
- Housing, benefits and financial advice
- Employment, training and volunteering
- Education and learning
- Healthy lifestyle advice and physical activity
- Arts, gardening, creative activities
- Befriending, counselling and groups
Ask your GP for a referral or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
020 8709 9848 or 07496 283141
07932 869773 (Bengali speaker)
Do you have something to say, but feel like no one is listening? Mind in Tower Hamlets can help you. They can make sure anyone with a mental health or emotional issue has somewhere to turn for advice and support. See the Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham website for more information.
Compass Wellbeing is a social enterprise delivering NHS and Public Health services in Tower Hamlets including Talking Therapies, School Health and Family Nurse Partnership in community settings that are easily accessible for everyone. See the Compass Wellbeing website for more information.
Mental Health Crisis
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you can call the Tower Hamlets 24 hour Crisis Line number on 0207 771 5807.
Callers will be able to speak to a mental health professional.
Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies
020 8475 8080
This is a free confidential psychology and counselling service that can offer help and support with a range of common mental health problems such as anxiety, low mood, emotional issues, eating disorders, pre-birth and post natal issues, relationship issues, employment issues, bereavement, etc. It offers psychological interventions to people with long-term conditions and those adjusting to a change in their life such as a medical diagnosis, disability, unemployment, retirement, or family circumstances.
You can refer yourself directly by phone or via the website: http://www.towerhamletstalkingtherapies.nhs.uk
Whether you’re a young person, looking for help for yourself or someone you know, or whether you’re a teacher trying to help a student find support, the Youth Wellbeing Directory provides a list of local and national organisations for anyone up to the age of 25, along with important information you may find helpful.
Health Spot, a new GP hub for young people has launched
7 April 2020
Spotlight, Poplar HARCA’s award-winning youth service, has today, Tuesday 7 April 2020, launched Health Spot: a new in-house GP surgery for young people aged 11-19, living in Tower Hamlets.
Spotlight works with young people to support them in all aspects of their development. The team runs a variety of award winning programmes across its six centres and has engaged over 10,000 young people since opening in 2015.
The new Health Spot service will be available every Tuesday, between 4-8pm. Young people will be able to have a 15-30 minute consultation with a GP, over the phone or via video, about unmet health needs they may be experiencing.
The service will function as a specialist extended GP hub, part of the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group. The service approach recognises that early intervention and prevention are effective ways of tackling youth violence. Young people need to be supported in ways that are accessible, embedded in their lives and relevant to their experiences.
Health Spot will work in partnership with other local services such as Docklands Outreach and Safe East to deliver comprehensive, holistic support. This will in turn be complemented by Spotlight’s rich programme of activities for young people, streamlining medical and social prescribing principles. Young people will be able to safely access confidential advice on all aspects of their physical and mental wellbeing, including mental health, sexual health and drug or alcohol misuse. Each step of the referral and consultation process will be supported by a trusted youth worker and underpinned by Spotlight’s rigorous safeguarding procedure.
Young people do not need to be a Spotlight member to use the service. To learn more, including how to make a referral, please get in touch with Spotlight Youth Services Manager Khadija (email@example.com) or Spotlight Youth Worker Treaser (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This resource is intended for non-Covid-19 cases. Anyone who has suspected Covid-19 symptoms should follow government protocol and seek advice from NHS 111 Online.
Please get in touch with Spotlight’s Youth Services Manager, Khadija, should you have any questions or queries about the service.
Visit the Health Spot webpage.
ChatHealth is a new text messaging school health service for young people to get confidential advice and support whenever they need it.
ChatHealth, which launched on Monday 27 July 2020, is available to all 11-19 year olds across Tower Hamlets educational settings, allowing them to speak to a nurse via text message or phone call.
This new text messaging service complements the regular school nurse service, part of the borough’s 0-19 School Health and Wellbeing service, provided by the GP Care Group. Messages sent to the dedicated number [07507 332 942 ] are delivered to a secure website and responded to by a member of the school nurse team. Out of hours, anyone who texts the service receives a message explaining where to get help if their question is urgent, and when they can expect a response. Texts are usually replied to within one working day.
ChatHealth is available Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm, automatic replies will be sent to message received out of hours.
Young people who require medical help and advice outside of these hours are advised to contact their GP or call 111.
Visit the Tower Hamlets ChatHealth page for more information.
Get involved in the St Paul’s Way community. Join one of our activity groups or even become a Health Champion. For more information email email@example.comGet Involved