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Walk In Centres

URGENT CARE CENTRE - St Georges Hospital 

Blackshaw Road , London, Greater London, SW17 0QT
 
Open 7.30am-2am Monday - Sunday

0208 725 1265

URGENT CARE SERVICE AT BALHAM HEALTH CENTRE

Patients of Balham Park Surgery are eligible to use the urgent care service run at Balham Health Centre

Balham Health Centre
120 Bedford Hill
Balham
SW12 9HS
Opening hours: Saturday 09.00 - 15.00.  
Before using this service please note the following:

  • the service is for urgent care only
  • patients will be seen by a single GP who will not have the medical records available
  • the service runs as a walk in clinics and booked appointments are not available
  • repeat prescriptions are not available during these sessions 

MINOR INJURIES CLINIC, ROEHAMPTON

Queen Mary's Hospital
Roehampton Lane 
SW15 5PN
020 8487 6999/6499
Opening hours: 08.00 - 20.00, last patient seen at 19.30, 7 days a week

X-ray facilities are available for the whole day and from 10am – 6pm at weekends. 
Problems dealt with include wounds requiring stitching, superficial burns and scalds, emergency contraception, removal of foreign bodies from eyes, ears and nose, bites, stings, cuts, cystitis
NB they do not treat children under 2 years old.
The minor Injuries unit is staffed by highly trained Emergency Nurse Practitioners. Patients are treated by the same Emergency Nurse Practitioner from assessment to discharge.

The Junction Health Centre

Arch 5-8 Clapham Junction Station
Grant Road
Clapham Junction
London
SW11 2NU
0333 200 1718

www.junctionhealthcentre.co.uk

The Junction Health Centre has a Walk-in service available to unregistered patients. The Walk-in service is open every day from 08.00 to 20.00 and can see patients without an appointment for the treatment of minor injuries and illnesses.

The Walk-in service offers patients health care advice and treatment for general health problems and immediately necessary treatments.

Types of problems treated:

  • minor illnesses
  • cuts and grazes
  • minor scalds and burns
  • strains and sprains
  • bites and stings
  • minor head injuries
  • ear and throat infections
  • emergency contraception
  • minor skin infections / rashes
  • minor eye conditions / infections
  • stomach upsets
  • coughs, colds and flu-like symptoms
  • other common illnesses
  • asthma
  • dressings service

Unable to help with:

  • serious medical emergencies posing an immediate threat to a person’s health or life
  • road traffic accident injury
  • head injury - loss of consciousness
  • overdose of drugs or accidental drinking of chemicals
  • severe allergic reaction
  • doctor’s certificates
  • repeat prescriptions
  • follow up care

Pharmacies

 

Pharmacies Open for the Christmas & New Year Bank Holiday in Wandsworth  here

 

Pharmacies near the surgery:

 

Day Lewis Pharmacy

256 Balham High Road
SW17 7AW
020 8675 3221

Mon-Fri: 9am-6.30pm
Sat: 9am-1pm
Sun: Closed


Trinity Pharmacy

278-280 Balham High Road
SW17 7AL 
020 8672 2806

Mon-Fri: 9am-7pm
Sat: 9am-1pm
Sun: Closed


Healthchem

4-5 Station Parade
SW12 9AZ
020 8673 8351

Mon-Fri: 9am-7.30pm
Sat: 9am-6pm
Sun: Closed


Boots

153-155 Balham High Road
SW12 9AU
020 8673 7595

Mon-Fri: 8.30am-8pm
Sat: 9am-7pm
Sun: 11am-5pm
 

Late Opening Hours:

Westbury Chemist

84-92 Streatham High Road
SW16 1BS 
020 8769 1919

Open 9am-midnight, 7 days a week


Sainsburys Pharmacy

1 Merton high Road
SW19 1DD
020 8542 1152

Mon-Fri: 8am-10pm
Sat: 8am-8pm
Sun: 11am-5pm

You can also search for the nearest pharmacy by accessing NHSDirect on 0845 46 47 or www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Springfield University Hospital
Building 15, 2nd Floor 
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust 
Springfield University Hospital 
61 Glenburnie Road 
London
SW17 7DJ
Switchboard: 020 8682 6000

www.swlstg-tr.nhs.uk 

In an emergency:

If you are an existing patient of the Trust's services and your condition deteriorates, contact:

  • your care co-ordinator (during office hours)
  • Crisis Line on 0800 028 8000 (17.00 - 21.00 Monday to Friday, 24 hours Saturday and Sunday).

Local Counselling and Mental Health Services:

Below is a list of some of the local services that you self refer yourself to: 

Wandsworth Psychological Therapies & Well-being Service 

020 8682 6264

Psychological therapies for adults suffering from mild to severe mental health. There are a number of therapeutic interventions available, such as individual therapy, group therapy, guided self-help and computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).

The service also has a new employment support service with dedicated employment specialists to support people suffering from anxiety disorders and depression to gain and retain employment.

Wandsworth MIND

020 8875 9162

www.mind.org.uk

MIND offers support for those over 18 who are suffering or recovering from mental health problems. They offer advice on supported housing, local drop-in centres, counselling, employment and training schemes.

Saneline

020 7375 1002 (local)
Monday to Friday, 12.00 - 23.00
Saturday and Sunday, 12.00 - 18.00
0845 767 8000 (national)

www.sane.org.uk

Saneline offers practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems.

Victim Support Wandsworth

020 7223 1234

info@vswandsworth.org.uk

Victim Support offer a free, confidential counselling service for victims and witnesse of crime, providing a longer term and more in-depth opportunity for people to come to terms with the effects of crime.

Samaritans

08457 90 90 90 (national 24-hour helpline)

www.samaritans.org

The Samaritans offer confidential, emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that may lead to suicide.

Hospitals

Wandsworth Hospitals:

St George’s Hospital

Blackshaw Road
Tooting
London
SW17 0QT
Switchboard: 0208 672 1255

www.stgeorges.nhs.uk

St Helier’s Hospital

St Helier Hospital
Wrythe Lane, 
Carshalton, 
Surrey
SM5 1AA
Switchboard: 020 8296 2000

www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk

Queen Mary’s Roehampton

Roehampton Lane
London 
SW15 5PN
Switchboard: 020 8487 6000

www.queenmarysroehampton.nhs.uk


Other local hospitals:

Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital

Guy's Hospital
Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT

St Thomas’ Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road
London 
SE1 7EH
Switchboard: 020 7188 7188

www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

369 Fulham Road
London
SW10 9NH
Switchboard: 020 8746 8000

www.chelwest.nhs.uk

Kingston Hospital

Galsworthy Road
Kingston Upon Thames
Surrey
KT2 7QB
Switchboard: 020 8546 7711

www.kingstonhospital.nhs.uk


Local Hospice:

Trinity Hospice

30 Clapham Common North Side
London
SW4 0RN
Switchboard: 020 7787 1000

www.trinityhospice.org.uk

Health Centres

Health centres provide community health services that are not normally provided by a GP practice (but there may be GP practices in the premises)

BALHAM HEALTH CENTRE

120 Bedford Hill
Balham
SW12 9HS
0208 700 0600

Services offered:

  • Child Health/Health visitors: Wednesday 9.30 - 11.30, Drop in Clinic
  • Chiropody & Podiatry: Can self refer at BHC or call 020 8487 6426
  • Dental Services: for housebound & special needs patients only, Monday– Friday 09.00 – 17.00. Appointments only
  • Family Planning: Tuesday 18.00pm – 20.00, Thursday 9.30 - 11.30 & Friday 17.00 – 19.00, Drop in clinic
  • Midwives: “Yellow team” from St Georges Hospital only. Appointments only. Contact on 0208 772 0696 
  • Phlebotomy : Monday - Friday 8.30 - 12.30. Drop in clinic
  • Sickle Cell & thalasseamia Counselling/Clinic: appointments via referral from GP
  • Paediatrics Speech & Language Therapy: appointments via referral from GP
  • Childrens Orthoptics: appointments via referral from GP

ST JOHN’S THERAPY CENTRE

162 St. John's Hill
London
SW11 1SW 
020 8812 4170

Services offered:

  • Community Neurology Team
  • Primary Care Therapy Team
  • Podiatry/Biomechanics - this requires a referral from a GP
  • Paediatrics Speech and Language Team
  • Dietetics
  • Integrated Falls Team
  • Outpatient Department (Previously Bolingbrook Hospital)
  • Community Drugs & Mental Health Team
  • Special Needs (School Nurses)
  • Children’s Continuing Care Team
  • Specialist Nurse (Tissue Viability)
  • Day Hospital (Elderly)

X-Ray – Walk in 

Opening times - 09.00 – 12.00 & 14.00 – 16.00 Monday- Friday
Ultrasound – Appointments only
020 8812 5380

Blood Department – Walk in 

Opening times - 08.00 – 13.00 & 14.00 – 16.00 Monday-Thursday 
08.00– 13.00 Fridays – Closed in the afternoon
020 8812 5359

Dentists

To find a list of you local dentists you can call the Find-a dentist helpline on 0300 1000 897
You can also search for the nearest dentist by accessing NHS Choices at http://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Dentist/

To contact an emergency dentist at night or at the weekend call Care UK, the NHS Wandsworth out-of-hours service, on 111. 

Further information on emergency and out-of-hours dental services is available here:
http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/dentists/Pages/dental-%20emergency-and-out-of-hours-care.aspx

NHS dental treatment is free for

  • children and young adults under 18
  • pregnant women
  • people receiving certain benefits
  • some students with a HC2 certificate
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