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See below for self-referral opportunities
Sexual Health Services
Within the Waldron Health Centre, in Suite 8, 2nd floor, in the same building as our practice, Sexual Health Services are available. They provide a free and confidential service.
Due to COVID-19, you must call them on 020 3049 3500 to be triaged first, before they offer you an appointment at one of their centres, for up-to-date information and other local Lewisham Sexual Health Service can be found here.
If you have no symptoms and would like a sexual health screening, you can register with Sexual Health London and order a free test kit online that will be delivered discreetly to your home.
Here at Amersham Vale Practice, we can provide you with free condoms and lube, please ask at your next consultation or speak to a receptionist.
We also encourage free HIV, Hep B and Hep C testing - simply ask us for a blood test form at your next contact with us.
Self-referral for local Mental Health IAPT Services
or, you can self-refer to the free and confidential IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) services by completing a self-referral form or emailing slm-tr.IAPTLewisham@nhs.net to request a referral form, or via the ASKNHS app
NOTE: these options are not for emergencies, if you are in crisis and need help, please call 999 or call Samaritans on 116 123 for free 24:7
First Contact Physio
Download the ASKFIRST app and book a free telephone appointment with a Physiotherapist, who will triage your condition, and prove you will safe advice
This service is to treat muscle, bone or joint problems. For example, back pain or arthritis.
They provide a wide range of foot health services at University Hospital Lewisham and in the community.
This includes assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education and advice on disease and deformities related to the foot and lower limb.
What conditions are treated?
Foot problems treated include:
- Foot ulceration/wound care
- Musculoskeletal pathology of the foot and lower limb
- Skin and nail pathology of the foot
- Foot deformities
What services are provided?
- Wound care
- Vascular assessment
- Diabetic foot assessment
- Nail surgery (and emergency nail clinic for ingrowing toenails)
- Musculoskeletal assessment and gait analysis
- General and high risk clinics
- New patient clinics
- Acute foot services
- Home visiting service
You can apply to the service by submitting an application form via their website. However, only people with a health condition that impacts on the health of their feet, or people with a significant foot problem such as a wound, acutely ingrowing nail or painful musculoskeletal condition, can be given access to the service.
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