Coronavirus (COVID-19): As we remain alert, please remember to bring an appropriate face covering if you are visiting the practice.

If you or a member of your household have a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss in or change of your sense of smell or taste,
please DO NOT come to the GP surgery unless requested to do so by a member of our team. Instead, please self isolate immediately in case you have COVID 19.
You must use the NHS 111 online coronavirus assessment and testing service or call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): As we remain alert, please remember to bring an appropriate face covering if you are visiting the practice.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): As we remain alert, please remember to bring an appropriate face covering if you are visiting the practice.

If you or a member of your household have a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss in or change of your sense of smell or taste,
please DO NOT come to the GP surgery unless requested to do so by a member of our team. Instead, please self isolate immediately in case you have COVID 19.
You must use the NHS 111 online coronavirus assessment and testing service or call 111 if you cannot get help online.

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Changes to Blood Tests - 26 August 2021

Currently there is a temporary national shortage of blood test bottles, which is expected to last until 17 September.

Unfortunately, this is affecting every healthcare service provider and we have been requested by NHS England to pause all non-urgent blood tests.

We will carefully assess all required blood tests to determine those that can be safely delayed. We will update patients when more information on the shortages changes. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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Bereavement Support

Local

Brent Bereavement Service (BBS)

Brent Bereavement Service is for anyone effected by a recent Bereavement in area of Brent.

National

Child Death Helpline

A helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child in any circumstance, however recent or long ago.

Local

Easy Health.org.uk

Provides ‘accessible’ health information for people with learning disabilities supporting them to understand more about death, dying and bereavement.

Local

Muslim Bereavement Support Service

The Muslim Bereavement Support Service is a registered charity, founded in 2012. We are a non-profit organisation serving the Muslim community by supporting bereaved women who have lost a loved one.

National

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust provides emotional support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness of sudden infant death.

National

Bereavement Advice Centre

Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Co-op Legal Services. They provide practical information and advice and signposting on the many issues and procedures that face us after the death of someone close.

National

Cruse Bereavement Care

The Cruse Bereavement Care Freephone National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement.

Local

Grief Encounter

Support bereaved children and their families to help alleviate the pain caused by the death of someone close.

National

Samaritans

Samaritans is a unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection. They offer a safe place for you to talk at any point, in your own way.

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Cancer and End of Life

National

Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel cancer UK is the nations leading charity. They provide information and support for individuals affected by bowel cancer.

Local

Cancer Black Care

Cancer Care provide a comprehensive support service to all members of the community, who are affected by cancer.

National

Compassion in Dying

National charity providing information and resources to help you talk about and plan for the end of life.

National

Marie Curie

Marie Curie provides support to everyone affected a terminal diagnosis to achieve the best quality of life, and support you to keep your independence and dignity for as long as possible.

Local

St Lukes Hospice

St Luke’s is the local hospice for Harrow and Brent. They provide care for people whose illnesses are no longer curable, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life.

National

Breast Cancer Care UK

Breast Cancer care, provides information and support for women with breast cancer.

National

Cancer Support

Cancer support provides practical and emotional support to people with cancer, during and after the treatment period.

Local

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Northwick Park Hospital

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Northwick Park Hospital drop in service providing information and support to people affected by cancer.

Local

Pembridge Palliative Care Centre

Pembridge provide holistic palliative care for people who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Patients are referred to Pembridge Hospice by health or social care professionals.

National

Sue Ryder

Provides support for people living with a terminal illness or neurological condition as well as bereavement support. Palliative and neurological services are delivered at specialist centres across the country and in people’s homes.

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Carers Support

Local

Adult Social Services

If you think that you might need help with care and support, you can complete a self-assessment online. The online self-assessment is a quick way of informing the local council that you need help and support.

Local

Brent Shared Lives

Support and information if you are interested in becoming a carer in the Shared Lives Scheme.

National Services

Carers UK

Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Co-op Legal Services. They provide practical information and advice and signposting on the many issues and procedures that face us after the death of someone close.

Local

Brent Carers Centre

If you care for someone, regardless of your relationship with them, then the Brent Carers Centre is here to help you and your family.

National Services

Carers Trust

Works with a network of partners to support carers in their homes and communities by providing replacement care, advice and emotional support.

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Child Health

Information Leaflet

Caring for Children with Coughs

Information on how to look after a child who has a cough (not due to asthma).

Local

Children’s community nursing in Brent

Community nursing service provides nursing care to children between the ages of 0 and 18, who have acute and long term health needs in their community. The accept referral form parents and schools.

Local

Children’s speech and language therapy in Brent

Brent Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service is available for children and young people aged between 0 and 18 with speech, language and communication needs and/or feeding and swallowing difficulties.

Useful Information

Guide to Coughs, Colds, Earache & Sore Throats

This booklet is for parents (and older children) and deals with common infections in children who are normally healthy. It is not meant for children who have ongoing health problems such as asthma, heart, or kidney problems. You should not rely on the advice in this leaflet for children who are less than 6 months old. Babies younger than this can respond differently to infections.

Useful Information

Vaccination Schedule

Information on the eight weeks, then 12 weeks, 16 weeks and one year vaccination schedule.

Local

Child Safeguarding team

If you have any concerns about a child being harmed or at risk of harm please contact us. “It is everyone’s responsibility to protect children”

Local

Children’s occupational therapy in Brent

Brent Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service is available for children and young people aged between 0 and 18 with speech, language and communication needs and/or feeding and swallowing difficulties.

Useful Information

Development Checks

Information on regular health and development check to support you and your baby.

Local

Health Visitor

The health visiting service is available to all families in Brent with a child under five years old, although you must be living in the borough or registered with a local GP to be able to use it. A targeted service is also offered for children and families who require extra support, such as speech and language therapy. In these cases health visitors may continue to support the child and their family after they reach school age.

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Carers Support

Local

Adult Social Services

If you think that you might need help with care and support, you can complete a self-assessment online. The online self-assessment is a quick way of informing the local council that you need help and support.

Local

Brent Shared Lives

Support and information if you are interested in becoming a carer in the Shared Lives Scheme.

National Services

Carers UK

Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Co-op Legal Services. They provide practical information and advice and signposting on the many issues and procedures that face us after the death of someone close.

Local

Brent Carers Centre

If you care for someone, regardless of your relationship with them, then the Brent Carers Centre is here to help you and your family.

National Services

Carers Trust

Works with a network of partners to support carers in their homes and communities by providing replacement care, advice and emotional support.

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Child Health

Information Leaflet

Caring for Children with Coughs

Information on how to look after a child who has a cough (not due to asthma).

Local

Children’s community nursing in Brent

Community nursing service provides nursing care to children between the ages of 0 and 18, who have acute and long term health needs in their community. The accept referral form parents and schools.

Local

Children’s speech and language therapy in Brent

Brent Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service is available for children and young people aged between 0 and 18 with speech, language and communication needs and/or feeding and swallowing difficulties.

Useful Information

Guide to Coughs, Colds, Earache & Sore Throats

This booklet is for parents (and older children) and deals with common infections in children who are normally healthy. It is not meant for children who have ongoing health problems such as asthma, heart, or kidney problems. You should not rely on the advice in this leaflet for children who are less than 6 months old. Babies younger than this can respond differently to infections.

Useful Information

Vaccination Schedule

Information on the eight weeks, then 12 weeks, 16 weeks and one year vaccination schedule.

Local

Child Safeguarding team

If you have any concerns about a child being harmed or at risk of harm please contact us. “It is everyone’s responsibility to protect children”

Local

Children’s occupational therapy in Brent

Brent Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service is available for children and young people aged between 0 and 18 with speech, language and communication needs and/or feeding and swallowing difficulties.

Useful Information

Development Checks

Information on regular health and development check to support you and your baby.

Local

Health Visitor

The health visiting service is available to all families in Brent with a child under five years old, although you must be living in the borough or registered with a local GP to be able to use it. A targeted service is also offered for children and families who require extra support, such as speech and language therapy. In these cases health visitors may continue to support the child and their family after they reach school age.

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Community Services (Health and Wellbeing)

Local

Brent Mencap

Brent Mencap is the leading voluntary sector organisation in Brent working with and on behalf of people of all ages with a learning disability. Support user empowerment and the development of services that are responsive to user needs and wishes.

Local

Dial A Ride,

“Provide a free door-to-door service for people with long-term disability and/or health problems who are virtually unable to use public transport.

You can use the service for shopping, visiting friends and family and travelling to recreational activities such as the theatre.
You should not use the service for attending hospital appointments, travelling to and from work, travelling to and from day centres and school.”

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Bereavement Support

Local

Brent Bereavement Service (BBS)

Brent Bereavement Service is for anyone effected by a recent Bereavement in area of Brent.

National

Child Death Helpline

A helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child in any circumstance, however recent or long ago.

Local

Easy Health.org.uk

Provides ‘accessible’ health information for people with learning disabilities supporting them to understand more about death, dying and bereavement.

Local

Muslim Bereavement Support Service

The Muslim Bereavement Support Service is a registered charity, founded in 2012. We are a non-profit organisation serving the Muslim community by supporting bereaved women who have lost a loved one.

National

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust provides emotional support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness of sudden infant death.

National

Bereavement Advice Centre

Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Co-op Legal Services. They provide practical information and advice and signposting on the many issues and procedures that face us after the death of someone close.

National

Cruse Bereavement Care

The Cruse Bereavement Care Freephone National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement.

Local

Grief Encounter

Support bereaved children and their families to help alleviate the pain caused by the death of someone close.

National

Samaritans

Samaritans is a unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection. They offer a safe place for you to talk at any point, in your own way.

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Cancer and End of Life

National

Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel cancer UK is the nations leading charity. They provide information and support for individuals affected by bowel cancer.

Local

Cancer Black Care

Cancer Care provide a comprehensive support service to all members of the community, who are affected by cancer.

National

Compassion in Dying

National charity providing information and resources to help you talk about and plan for the end of life.

National

Marie Curie

Marie Curie provides support to everyone affected a terminal diagnosis to achieve the best quality of life, and support you to keep your independence and dignity for as long as possible.

Local

St Lukes Hospice

St Luke’s is the local hospice for Harrow and Brent. They provide care for people whose illnesses are no longer curable, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life.

National

Breast Cancer Care UK

Breast Cancer care, provides information and support for women with breast cancer.

National

Cancer Support

Cancer support provides practical and emotional support to people with cancer, during and after the treatment period.

Local

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Northwick Park Hospital

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Northwick Park Hospital drop in service providing information and support to people affected by cancer.

Local

Pembridge Palliative Care Centre

Pembridge provide holistic palliative care for people who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Patients are referred to Pembridge Hospice by health or social care professionals.

National

Sue Ryder

Provides support for people living with a terminal illness or neurological condition as well as bereavement support. Palliative and neurological services are delivered at specialist centres across the country and in people’s homes.

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Community Services (Health and Wellbeing)

Local

Brent Mencap

Brent Mencap is the leading voluntary sector organisation in Brent working with and on behalf of people of all ages with a learning disability. Support user empowerment and the development of services that are responsive to user needs and wishes.

Local

Dial A Ride,

“Provide a free door-to-door service for people with long-term disability and/or health problems who are virtually unable to use public transport.

You can use the service for shopping, visiting friends and family and travelling to recreational activities such as the theatre.
You should not use the service for attending hospital appointments, travelling to and from work, travelling to and from day centres and school.”

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Domestic Violence & Abuse

Local

African women’s Care

AWC works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) adults, children and young people, fleeing domestic and sexual abuse including forced marriage, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence.

Local

Asian Women’s Resource Centre (Brent)

The AWRC tackles issues relating to abuse which includes domestic & sexual violence, forced marriages, honour based violence, and trafficking.

Local

Forced Marriage Unit

The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) can help if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.

Local

Iran and Kurdish Women’s rights Organisation (IKWRO)

IKRWO provide culturally specific support, advocacy and counselling for women from the Middle East and Afghanistan. IKWRO’s mission is to protect Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls who are at risk of ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic violence and to promote their rights.

National Services

Men Kind Initiative

Provide a range of services directly to men such as a anonymous national helpline that any man, anywhere can call us. We also support others to provide services for men so we run a one day training course, a national conference and a directory of services.

National Services

Refuge

Refuge supports women and children who experience all forms of violence and abuse, including domestic violence, sexual violence, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, so-called ‘honour’-based violence, and human trafficking and modern slavery.

National Services

Women’s Trust

Women’s trust is set up specifically to provide counselling for women; to help them address the impact of domestic abuse on their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

National Services

Hestia

Provide support for victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people.

National Services

Men’s Advice Line

Men’s Advice Line: confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members).

National Services

Women’s Trust

Women’s trust is set up specifically to provide counselling for women; to help them address the impact of domestic abuse on their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Local

Galop

Galop gives advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse. They also support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system. There is also a specific service for young people aged 16-25.

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Drugs and Alcohol

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Addaction Brent

Addaction is a local Brent service that offers support to people with alcohol and drug related issues.  The service offers specialist advice and guidance for those who have been arrested or bailed to the local Magistrate’s Court.

National

Drugs and Alcohol Wellbeing Service (DAWS)

The DAWS provides substance misuse support and recovery services. They work with residents to address and overcome drug and alcohol related issues, to improve quality of health and wellbeing.

Poster

Brent Recovery Day Programme

WDP is a vibrant and innovative drug and alcohol charity committed to helping those who are affected by substance misuse. The specialist team include substance misuse workers, doctors, nurses and psychologists, as well as volunteers and peer mentors.

National Services

Talk to Frank

This services provides access to information on services that can provide advice, support and information on the effects of drugs.

Poster

WDP

WDP is a vibrant and innovative drug and alcohol charity committed to helping those who are affected by substance misuse. The specialist team include substance misuse workers, doctors, nurses and psychologists, as well as volunteers and peer mentors.

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Employment / Welfare / Benefits Advice

Local

Abi Associates Limited

ABI runs a range of projects aimed at young people, helping them into enterprise or employment. It offers an enterprise programme aimed at 18to 30 year olds.

Local

Ashford Place

Ashford Place is a Brent based resource centre. It provides a range of programmes including housing, health, training and employment.

Local

Brent Council Housing Benefit

Information on Housing benefit, how to apply and support available.

Local

Harlesden Money Advice

Harlesden Money Advice is a charitable service providing free and impartial debt advice to members of the community who want to deal with their financial problems.

Local

Amazing Grace Women’s Association

Amazing Grace Women’s Association is a charity providing support to women and young people wanting to enter the labour market. Support includes training, advice and guidance.

Local

Brent Active Citizens

Brent Active Citizens (BAC) helps develop, support and promote volunteering in the area in and around Brent.

National Services

Citizens advice bureau

This service provides support and advise on benefits, employment and welfare, among other services.

National Services

Scope

Scope runs employment support programmes for working-aged disabled and non-disabled people. They offer support online and offline.

National Services

Turn2us

Provides financial support when times get tough to people get back on track.

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Health Conditions Advice and Support

Information Leaflets

Aches and pains – Medication

Information for aches and pains, medication you can buy.

National Services

Arthritis Research UK – Advice

You don’t need to face arthritis alone. They have services where an advisor can provide you with information and advice about arthritis into one place to provide tailored support for you.

Information Leaflets

Asthma Action Plan

Information leaflet, create your personal asthma action plan.

National Services

Away with pain

Dedicated to providing information and support to people living with chronic pain.

Information Leaflets

Back pain- Acute (less than 6 weeks)

Acute back pain physiotherapy information leaflet.

Useful Information

Breathlessness

Information guide to support people experiencing breathlessness. This advice may not be suitable for everyone. If you need further advice, please contact your GP or health professional.

Local

Brent Mencap

Breathe easy offers support for people living with a lung condition such as COPD, bronchiectasis, IPF, Lung cancer, Pulmonary fibrosis. They also support and information on children’s health regarding lung growth and risks.

National Services

British Lung Foundation

The British lung foundation provide support across the UK. They have regular local support groups run by their members.

Useful Information

Care Planning: Improving the Lives of People with Long Term Conditions

Information on care planning for patients with long term conditions.

Useful Information

Diabetes Advice for Ramadan

Ramadan and diabetes guide for patients.

Useful Information

Diabetes Information

General information on diabetes causes, eye screening and management.

Local

Diabetes UK (Brent)

Local Brent group of Diabetes UK. It is our aim to raise awareness of diabetes and provide help and support to people living with diabetes in Brent.

National Services

Diabetes UK Support Groups

Diabetes UK has active support groups working locally all over the United Kingdom. Groups typically meet once a month, but they often also take part in many other activities such as fundraising, campaigning and raising awareness.

Useful Information

GP Referral to a Specialist

Information on the GP referral processes.

Information Leaflets

Emolliets

This leaflet explains the need to get the right treatment for common illnesses such as colds and coughs without encouraging antibiotic resistance.

Information Leaflets

Hand Osteoarthritis

Hand osteoarthritis physiotherapy exercise information leaflet.

National Services

Lupus UK

Useful information guide on High blood cholesterol risks and how to manage the condition.

National Services

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society is ‘the voice’ of people affected by Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) across the whole of the UK. They provide a help line Monday-Friday 9:30am-4:40pm.

Information Leaflets

Self Care- Over the counter products

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

Self Care- Over the counter products – Portuguese

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– Polish

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– Spanish

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

Tips for Heartburn

Information guide with top tips for managing heartburn.

Information Leaflets

Whiplash Advice

Whiplash physiotherapy exercise information leaflet.

Information Leaflets

Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprain physiotherapy information leaflet.

Local

Asian People’s Disability Alliance APDA

“The Asian People’s Disability Alliance (APDA) is a user-led registered charity of Asian disabled people
Providing culturally sensitive support and services to London’s disabled communities for over 30 years. ”

National Services

Asthma UK

This is a self referral service for parent with children who have asthma. They asses and support children who suffer form asthma.

Information Leaflets

Back pain- Non Acute (More than 6 weeks)

Non Acute back pain physiotherapy information leaflet.

Local

Breathe Easy Brent support group

Breathe easy offers support for people living with a lung condition such as COPD, bronchiectasis, IPF, Lung cancer, Pulmonary fibrosis. They also support and information on children’s health regarding lung growth and risks.

Local

Brent Asian Diabetes Support Group

Support group open to Asians resident in Brent or Harrow who are diabetics or interested in diabetes. Meetings held every fortnight at Dudden Hill Centre. Also yoga classes are held her for all ages. Blood pressure monitoring, weight management and health and social care seminars run. It produces a newsletter in English and Asian languages.

Local

Brent Sensory Support Service

Brent Sensory Support Service work with children and young people from birth to 19, who are deaf, hearing impaired, blind, partially sighted with or without additional needs, to ensure they have the full range of support and opportunities available to them.

Useful Information

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – COPD

Information guide and advice on COPD symptoms, when to get medical advice, causes and treatments.

Useful Information

Diabetes Eat Well Guide

This booklet provides general guidance about food choices if you have Type 2 diabetes.

Useful Information

Diabetes Management Guide for Ramadan

Looking after diabetes during Ramadan guide for patients

National Services

Diabetes.co.uk Support Forums

Diabetes.co.uk is a health platform and patient-support network all to do with diabetes. They publish daily news and information guides on diabetes management, research and living with diabetes.

National Services

Endometriosis

Endometriosis UK helps women take back control by providing vital support services, reliable information and a community for those affected by endometriosis

Information Leaflets

Get Well Soon Without Antibiotics

This leaflet explains the need to get the right treatment for common illnesses such as colds and coughs without encouraging antibiotic resistance.

Information Leaflets

Hip Osteoarthritis

Hand osteoarthritis physiotherapy exercise information leaflet.

Information Leaflets

Get Well Soon Without Antibiotics

This leaflet explains the need to get the right treatment for common illnesses such as colds and coughs without encouraging antibiotic resistance.

Information Leaflets

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis physiotherapy exercise information leaflet.

Information Leaflets

Piles (hemorrhoids)

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

Self Care- Over the counter products – Polish

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

Self Care- Over the counter products – Spanish

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– English

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– Portuguese

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– Urdu

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

Warts, Verrucas and Duct Tape

Information guide for patients on how to manage warts and verrucas.

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Homeless Support

Local

Brent Crisis

Crisis Skylight Brent (formerly Lift) supports people affected by homelessness to gain skills and make changes to overcome their homelessness.

National Services

Crisis

If you’re homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless, they can help you: find a safe home and settle in learn, get an education and skills training find work and apply for jobs look after your health and well-being volunteer and meet new people.

National Services

Emergency housing if you’re homeless

Information and advice for Emergency housing if you’re homeless.

National Services

Homeless Link

National membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England. We work to make services better, provide information on local support services and campaign for policy change that will help end homelessness.

Local

Centre Point

Charity supporting homeless people aged 16-25. If you’re rough sleeping, sofa surfing or don’t feel safe in your home, the Centrepoint Helpline can offer you support.

Local

Homeless – Young people (18 – 25) Support

Providing advice if you are homeless or threatened with homelessness and you are unable to make provisions for yourself.

Local

New Horizon Youth centre

Support and advice for young people aged 16-21 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. New Horizon Youth Centre offers help with finding a place to stay, sorting out benefits or debts and getting into employment or training.

National Services

Shelter

Shelter offers help to millions of people every year struggling with homelessness or bad housing situations through providing through their advice and legal support services.

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Domestic Violence & Abuse

Local

African women’s Care

AWC works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) adults, children and young people, fleeing domestic and sexual abuse including forced marriage, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence.

Local

Asian Women’s Resource Centre (Brent)

The AWRC tackles issues relating to abuse which includes domestic & sexual violence, forced marriages, honour based violence, and trafficking.

Local

Forced Marriage Unit

The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) can help if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.

Local

Iran and Kurdish Women’s rights Organisation (IKWRO)

IKRWO provide culturally specific support, advocacy and counselling for women from the Middle East and Afghanistan. IKWRO’s mission is to protect Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls who are at risk of ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic violence and to promote their rights.

National Services

Men Kind Initiative

Provide a range of services directly to men such as a anonymous national helpline that any man, anywhere can call us. We also support others to provide services for men so we run a one day training course, a national conference and a directory of services.

National Services

Refuge

Refuge supports women and children who experience all forms of violence and abuse, including domestic violence, sexual violence, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, so-called ‘honour’-based violence, and human trafficking and modern slavery.

National Services

Women’s Trust

Women’s trust is set up specifically to provide counselling for women; to help them address the impact of domestic abuse on their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

National Services

Hestia

Provide support for victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people.

National Services

Men’s Advice Line

Men’s Advice Line: confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members).

National Services

Women’s Trust

Women’s trust is set up specifically to provide counselling for women; to help them address the impact of domestic abuse on their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Local

Galop

Galop gives advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse. They also support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system. There is also a specific service for young people aged 16-25.

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Drugs and Alcohol

Poster

Addaction Brent

Addaction is a local Brent service that offers support to people with alcohol and drug related issues.  The service offers specialist advice and guidance for those who have been arrested or bailed to the local Magistrate’s Court.

National

Drugs and Alcohol Wellbeing Service (DAWS)

The DAWS provides substance misuse support and recovery services. They work with residents to address and overcome drug and alcohol related issues, to improve quality of health and wellbeing.

Poster

Brent Recovery Day Programme

WDP is a vibrant and innovative drug and alcohol charity committed to helping those who are affected by substance misuse. The specialist team include substance misuse workers, doctors, nurses and psychologists, as well as volunteers and peer mentors.

National Services

Talk to Frank

This services provides access to information on services that can provide advice, support and information on the effects of drugs.

Poster

WDP

WDP is a vibrant and innovative drug and alcohol charity committed to helping those who are affected by substance misuse. The specialist team include substance misuse workers, doctors, nurses and psychologists, as well as volunteers and peer mentors.

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Employment / Welfare / Benefits Advice

Local

Abi Associates Limited

ABI runs a range of projects aimed at young people, helping them into enterprise or employment. It offers an enterprise programme aimed at 18to 30 year olds.

Local

Ashford Place

Ashford Place is a Brent based resource centre. It provides a range of programmes including housing, health, training and employment.

Local

Brent Council Housing Benefit

Information on Housing benefit, how to apply and support available.

Local

Harlesden Money Advice

Harlesden Money Advice is a charitable service providing free and impartial debt advice to members of the community who want to deal with their financial problems.

Local

Amazing Grace Women’s Association

Amazing Grace Women’s Association is a charity providing support to women and young people wanting to enter the labour market. Support includes training, advice and guidance.

Local

Brent Active Citizens

Brent Active Citizens (BAC) helps develop, support and promote volunteering in the area in and around Brent.

National Services

Citizens advice bureau

This service provides support and advise on benefits, employment and welfare, among other services.

National Services

Scope

Scope runs employment support programmes for working-aged disabled and non-disabled people. They offer support online and offline.

National Services

Turn2us

Provides financial support when times get tough to people get back on track.

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Health Conditions Advice and Support

Information Leaflets

Aches and pains – Medication

Information for aches and pains, medication you can buy.

National Services

Arthritis Research UK – Advice

You don’t need to face arthritis alone. They have services where an advisor can provide you with information and advice about arthritis into one place to provide tailored support for you.

Information Leaflets

Asthma Action Plan

Information leaflet, create your personal asthma action plan.

National Services

Away with pain

Dedicated to providing information and support to people living with chronic pain.

Information Leaflets

Back pain- Acute (less than 6 weeks)

Acute back pain physiotherapy information leaflet.

Useful Information

Breathlessness

Information guide to support people experiencing breathlessness. This advice may not be suitable for everyone. If you need further advice, please contact your GP or health professional.

Local

Brent Mencap

Breathe easy offers support for people living with a lung condition such as COPD, bronchiectasis, IPF, Lung cancer, Pulmonary fibrosis. They also support and information on children’s health regarding lung growth and risks.

National Services

British Lung Foundation

The British lung foundation provide support across the UK. They have regular local support groups run by their members.

Useful Information

Care Planning: Improving the Lives of People with Long Term Conditions

Information on care planning for patients with long term conditions.

Useful Information

Diabetes Advice for Ramadan

Ramadan and diabetes guide for patients.

Useful Information

Diabetes Information

General information on diabetes causes, eye screening and management.

Local

Diabetes UK (Brent)

Local Brent group of Diabetes UK. It is our aim to raise awareness of diabetes and provide help and support to people living with diabetes in Brent.

National Services

Diabetes UK Support Groups

Diabetes UK has active support groups working locally all over the United Kingdom. Groups typically meet once a month, but they often also take part in many other activities such as fundraising, campaigning and raising awareness.

Useful Information

GP Referral to a Specialist

Information on the GP referral processes.

Information Leaflets

Emolliets

This leaflet explains the need to get the right treatment for common illnesses such as colds and coughs without encouraging antibiotic resistance.

Information Leaflets

Hand Osteoarthritis

Hand osteoarthritis physiotherapy exercise information leaflet.

National Services

Lupus UK

Useful information guide on High blood cholesterol risks and how to manage the condition.

National Services

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society is ‘the voice’ of people affected by Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) across the whole of the UK. They provide a help line Monday-Friday 9:30am-4:40pm.

Information Leaflets

Self Care- Over the counter products

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

Self Care- Over the counter products – Portuguese

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– Polish

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– Spanish

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

Tips for Heartburn

Information guide with top tips for managing heartburn.

Information Leaflets

Whiplash Advice

Whiplash physiotherapy exercise information leaflet.

Information Leaflets

Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprain physiotherapy information leaflet.

Local

Asian People’s Disability Alliance APDA

“The Asian People’s Disability Alliance (APDA) is a user-led registered charity of Asian disabled people
Providing culturally sensitive support and services to London’s disabled communities for over 30 years. ”

National Services

Asthma UK

This is a self referral service for parent with children who have asthma. They asses and support children who suffer form asthma.

Information Leaflets

Back pain- Non Acute (More than 6 weeks)

Non Acute back pain physiotherapy information leaflet.

Local

Breathe Easy Brent support group

Breathe easy offers support for people living with a lung condition such as COPD, bronchiectasis, IPF, Lung cancer, Pulmonary fibrosis. They also support and information on children’s health regarding lung growth and risks.

Local

Brent Asian Diabetes Support Group

Support group open to Asians resident in Brent or Harrow who are diabetics or interested in diabetes. Meetings held every fortnight at Dudden Hill Centre. Also yoga classes are held her for all ages. Blood pressure monitoring, weight management and health and social care seminars run. It produces a newsletter in English and Asian languages.

Local

Brent Sensory Support Service

Brent Sensory Support Service work with children and young people from birth to 19, who are deaf, hearing impaired, blind, partially sighted with or without additional needs, to ensure they have the full range of support and opportunities available to them.

Useful Information

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – COPD

Information guide and advice on COPD symptoms, when to get medical advice, causes and treatments.

Useful Information

Diabetes Eat Well Guide

This booklet provides general guidance about food choices if you have Type 2 diabetes.

Useful Information

Diabetes Management Guide for Ramadan

Looking after diabetes during Ramadan guide for patients

National Services

Diabetes.co.uk Support Forums

Diabetes.co.uk is a health platform and patient-support network all to do with diabetes. They publish daily news and information guides on diabetes management, research and living with diabetes.

National Services

Endometriosis

Endometriosis UK helps women take back control by providing vital support services, reliable information and a community for those affected by endometriosis

Information Leaflets

Get Well Soon Without Antibiotics

This leaflet explains the need to get the right treatment for common illnesses such as colds and coughs without encouraging antibiotic resistance.

Information Leaflets

Hip Osteoarthritis

Hand osteoarthritis physiotherapy exercise information leaflet.

Information Leaflets

Get Well Soon Without Antibiotics

This leaflet explains the need to get the right treatment for common illnesses such as colds and coughs without encouraging antibiotic resistance.

Information Leaflets

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis physiotherapy exercise information leaflet.

Information Leaflets

Piles (hemorrhoids)

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

Self Care- Over the counter products – Polish

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

Self Care- Over the counter products – Spanish

Information on self care and over the counter medication.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– English

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– Portuguese

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

UTI information poster– Urdu

Information on UTI symptoms and self-care advice- English.

Information Leaflets

Warts, Verrucas and Duct Tape

Information guide for patients on how to manage warts and verrucas.

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Homeless Support

Local

Brent Crisis

Crisis Skylight Brent (formerly Lift) supports people affected by homelessness to gain skills and make changes to overcome their homelessness.

National Services

Crisis

If you’re homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless, they can help you: find a safe home and settle in learn, get an education and skills training find work and apply for jobs look after your health and well-being volunteer and meet new people.

National Services

Emergency housing if you’re homeless

Information and advice for Emergency housing if you’re homeless.

National Services

Homeless Link

National membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England. We work to make services better, provide information on local support services and campaign for policy change that will help end homelessness.

Local

Centre Point

Charity supporting homeless people aged 16-25. If you’re rough sleeping, sofa surfing or don’t feel safe in your home, the Centrepoint Helpline can offer you support.

Local

Homeless – Young people (18 – 25) Support

Providing advice if you are homeless or threatened with homelessness and you are unable to make provisions for yourself.

Local

New Horizon Youth centre

Support and advice for young people aged 16-21 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. New Horizon Youth Centre offers help with finding a place to stay, sorting out benefits or debts and getting into employment or training.

National Services

Shelter

Shelter offers help to millions of people every year struggling with homelessness or bad housing situations through providing through their advice and legal support services.

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Mental Health

Local

Bipolar UK

Offers support for anyone who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, also pre-diagnosis and their family members and friends.

Local

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services- (CAMHS)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) work with children and young people up to the age of 18 in Brent with complex mental health difficulties.

Local

Muslim Youth Helpline (MYH)

Free and confidential counselling service available nationally via the telephone, email, internet and a face to face befriending service in the Greater London area. It is a service which is faith and culturally sensitive.

National Services

Samaritans

Samaritans is a unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection. They offer a safe place for you to talk at any point, in your own way.

Local

Brent Mind

Brent Mind works to support recovery from Mental Health distress in a way that builds resilience and independence.

Local

CNWL’s adult mental health services

This is the service to call if you need help or advice about your mental health. You can call this number anytime.

National Services

Rethink

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham (MITHN) has provides support to people with mental health needs, living in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Newham.

Information Leaflets

Talking from the Heart

New health resource developed with Muslim communities addresses ‘depression’ stigma. A series of short films examining common concerns about depression, anxiety and support amongst Muslim communities has been released for Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Older People Support

Local

Adaptations referrals

Information on a range of grants, products and services to help with adaptations, facilities, getting people out of hospital more quickly and small jobs. If you are a social care or health professional and feel that one of your clients would benefit from our suite of products, please complete the online referral form.

National Services

Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s society provides support for people affected by dementia. They provide a combination of face-to-face support within telephone and online advice and information by specially trained Dementia advisers.

Local

Dementia cafés

The cafés offer a social environment for people with dementia and their carers to discuss memory loss and the impact that this has on their lives. During these sessions, you can participate in a range of activities, receive peer support and information and advice.

Local

Living made easy (Telecare systems)

Telecare consists of equipment and services that support your safety and independence in your own home. The equipment can sense risks such as smoke, floods and gas, can remind you to take pills and even call for help if you fall. A help centre can be contacted automatically if any of these problems occur in your home.

Local

New Millennium Day Centre

The New Millennium Day Centre is a purpose built facility for adults aged 18 and over with physical and learning disabilities. New Millennium provides a modern, efficient and light environment that supports the development of independent living skills, and creates an environment that promotes educational learning.

National Services

Parkinson’s UK

National charity providing support for people with Parkinson’s and their carers. Join their online community on the Parkinson’s UK forum to talk to others about your experiences.

Local

Age UK Brent

We are dedicated to improving the lives of older people in Brent. In order to support this aim we provide them a number of services including information and advice, advocacy, befriending and exercise and IT classes.

Local

Community Action on Dementia (CAD) Brent

Community group of volunteers working with residents, businesses, faith communities, sports organisations, statutory services and people living with dementia to create a dementia friendly borough.

Local

Elders Voices (Brent)

Elders Voice provide social and practical activities for older people in Brent. They have a computer guidance service, private day care centres, a dementia café and classes including drama and singing, crochet, dance, Zumba, yoga and a walking club.

National Services

National Dementia Helpline

This is a national helpline which is open seven days a week and they provide information, advice and emotional support to anyone affected by dementia.

Local

The Silver Line

Silver Line a free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people. It is available 24 hours, every day a year.

Local

Wise Project (Brent)

WISE provides day care facilities for the elderly in Brent including people with dementia. It aims to promote the independence and wellbeing of older people. They provide a safe, warm and friendly environment where people can meet others and socialise, enjoy a nourishing healthy meal, and participate in a range of social activities.

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Screening Services (Breast/ Bowel/ Cervical)

National Services

Cervical Screening

This websites provides information on cervical screening, what it is, why its important and how to book an appointment.

Video

How to do your Bowel Screening Test – Multiple Languages

Video on how to do your NHS bowel cancer screening test.

National Services

NHS Breast Screening

This is a search function which helps you find local breast screening services.

Local

North London Breast Screening Service

Providing a free breast screening service for women resident in London and West Hertfordshire.

Video

How to do your Bowel Screening Test – English

Video on how to do your NHS bowel cancer screening test.

Video

How to do your Bowel Screening Test – Portuguese

Video on how to do your NHS bowel cancer screening test.

National Services

NHS Bowel Screening

This websites provides information on bowel screening, how to get a kit and information on general support available.

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Sexual Health

National Services

Brook

Brook offers sexual health support for Under 25s. They offer local services, education programmes conducted by trained professionals.

Local

Chana Chemist

Pharmacy-based emergency contraception clinics are free for those age 24 and under. There are different types of emergency contraception, emergency intrauterine device (IUD / coil), emergency contraceptive pill with the active ingredient ulipristol acetate (UPA), emergency contraceptive pill with the hormone levonorgestrel.

Useful Information

Emergency Contraception

Facts and advice about emergency contraception, when to take it and how it works.

Information Leaflets

Long-acting reversible contraception

Information on long-acting reversible contraception. This leaflet tells you about the care you can expect from the doctors and nurses who provide long-acting reversible contraceptives.

Local

Online STI testing

Online STI testing for Brent, Ealing and Harrow Residents

Local

Caryl Thomas Clinic

Free, friendly and confidential. They provide contraception, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infection (STI), HIV and blood-borne viruses.

Useful Information

Contraception Guide

Useful information guide on contraception methods and where to get it.

Information Leaflets

Epilepsy- Contraception/ Pregnancy Issues

This leaflet provides some initial advice about contraception and pregnancy for women who have epilepsy.

National Services

NHS Sexual Health Information

Search function to help you find information on sexual health and support services.

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Mental Health

Local

Bipolar UK

Offers support for anyone who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, also pre-diagnosis and their family members and friends.

Local

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services- (CAMHS)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) work with children and young people up to the age of 18 in Brent with complex mental health difficulties.

Local

Muslim Youth Helpline (MYH)

Free and confidential counselling service available nationally via the telephone, email, internet and a face to face befriending service in the Greater London area. It is a service which is faith and culturally sensitive.

National Services

Samaritans

Samaritans is a unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection. They offer a safe place for you to talk at any point, in your own way.

Local

Brent Mind

Brent Mind works to support recovery from Mental Health distress in a way that builds resilience and independence.

Local

CNWL’s adult mental health services

This is the service to call if you need help or advice about your mental health. You can call this number anytime.

National Services

Rethink

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham (MITHN) has provides support to people with mental health needs, living in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Newham.

Information Leaflets

Talking from the Heart

New health resource developed with Muslim communities addresses ‘depression’ stigma. A series of short films examining common concerns about depression, anxiety and support amongst Muslim communities has been released for Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Older People Support

Local

Adaptations referrals

Information on a range of grants, products and services to help with adaptations, facilities, getting people out of hospital more quickly and small jobs. If you are a social care or health professional and feel that one of your clients would benefit from our suite of products, please complete the online referral form.

National Services

Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s society provides support for people affected by dementia. They provide a combination of face-to-face support within telephone and online advice and information by specially trained Dementia advisers.

Local

Dementia cafés

The cafés offer a social environment for people with dementia and their carers to discuss memory loss and the impact that this has on their lives. During these sessions, you can participate in a range of activities, receive peer support and information and advice.

Local

Living made easy (Telecare systems)

Telecare consists of equipment and services that support your safety and independence in your own home. The equipment can sense risks such as smoke, floods and gas, can remind you to take pills and even call for help if you fall. A help centre can be contacted automatically if any of these problems occur in your home.

Local

New Millennium Day Centre

The New Millennium Day Centre is a purpose built facility for adults aged 18 and over with physical and learning disabilities. New Millennium provides a modern, efficient and light environment that supports the development of independent living skills, and creates an environment that promotes educational learning.

National Services

Parkinson’s UK

National charity providing support for people with Parkinson’s and their carers. Join their online community on the Parkinson’s UK forum to talk to others about your experiences.

Local

Age UK Brent

We are dedicated to improving the lives of older people in Brent. In order to support this aim we provide them a number of services including information and advice, advocacy, befriending and exercise and IT classes.

Local

Community Action on Dementia (CAD) Brent

Community group of volunteers working with residents, businesses, faith communities, sports organisations, statutory services and people living with dementia to create a dementia friendly borough.

Local

Elders Voices (Brent)

Elders Voice provide social and practical activities for older people in Brent. They have a computer guidance service, private day care centres, a dementia café and classes including drama and singing, crochet, dance, Zumba, yoga and a walking club.

National Services

National Dementia Helpline

This is a national helpline which is open seven days a week and they provide information, advice and emotional support to anyone affected by dementia.

Local

The Silver Line

Silver Line a free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people. It is available 24 hours, every day a year.

Local

Wise Project (Brent)

WISE provides day care facilities for the elderly in Brent including people with dementia. It aims to promote the independence and wellbeing of older people. They provide a safe, warm and friendly environment where people can meet others and socialise, enjoy a nourishing healthy meal, and participate in a range of social activities.

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Screening Services (Breast/ Bowel/ Cervical)

National Services

Cervical Screening

This websites provides information on cervical screening, what it is, why its important and how to book an appointment.

Video

How to do your Bowel Screening Test – Multiple Languages

Video on how to do your NHS bowel cancer screening test.

National Services

NHS Breast Screening

This is a search function which helps you find local breast screening services.

Local

North London Breast Screening Service

Providing a free breast screening service for women resident in London and West Hertfordshire.

Video

How to do your Bowel Screening Test – English

Video on how to do your NHS bowel cancer screening test.

Video

How to do your Bowel Screening Test – Portuguese

Video on how to do your NHS bowel cancer screening test.

National Services

NHS Bowel Screening

This websites provides information on bowel screening, how to get a kit and information on general support available.

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Sexual Health

National Services

Brook

Brook offers sexual health support for Under 25s. They offer local services, education programmes conducted by trained professionals.

Local

Chana Chemist

Pharmacy-based emergency contraception clinics are free for those age 24 and under. There are different types of emergency contraception, emergency intrauterine device (IUD / coil), emergency contraceptive pill with the active ingredient ulipristol acetate (UPA), emergency contraceptive pill with the hormone levonorgestrel.

Useful Information

Emergency Contraception

Facts and advice about emergency contraception, when to take it and how it works.

Information Leaflets

Long-acting reversible contraception

Information on long-acting reversible contraception. This leaflet tells you about the care you can expect from the doctors and nurses who provide long-acting reversible contraceptives.

Local

Online STI testing

Online STI testing for Brent, Ealing and Harrow Residents

Local

Caryl Thomas Clinic

Free, friendly and confidential. They provide contraception, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infection (STI), HIV and blood-borne viruses.

Useful Information

Contraception Guide

Useful information guide on contraception methods and where to get it.

Information Leaflets

Epilepsy- Contraception/ Pregnancy Issues

This leaflet provides some initial advice about contraception and pregnancy for women who have epilepsy.

National Services

NHS Sexual Health Information

Search function to help you find information on sexual health and support services.

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Smoking

App

NHS Smoking free – Mobile App

This App provides a 4 week programme which has daily motivation and support to help you to quit smoking for good.

National Services

Stop Smoking London

Stop Smoking London exists to help Londoners to quit smoking.

National Services

Smoke free National Helpline

Smoke Free is a free national service providing information, support and advice on local services which can help you to quit smoking.

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Smoking

App

NHS Smoking free – Mobile App

This App provides a 4 week programme which has daily motivation and support to help you to quit smoking for good.

National Services

Stop Smoking London

Stop Smoking London exists to help Londoners to quit smoking.

National Services

Smoke free National Helpline

Smoke Free is a free national service providing information, support and advice on local services which can help you to quit smoking.

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Travel Advice

Poster

Holiday Medication

Get advice about travelling abroad, including the latest on safety, security and travel warnings.

National Services

Travel Advice and Vaccinations

Get advice about travelling abroad, including the latest on safety, security and travel warnings.

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Virtual Support

App

#Reason2

#Reasons2 is an app designed by Young People and Washington Mind to help improve mental health. The app will allow people to manage their mental wellness by building their own profile of Reasons2 feel better.

App

Coronavirus: A book for Children

A free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler.

App

NHS Apps Library

Find apps and online tools to help you manage your health and wellbeing.

App

Stoptober

Created for those who want to stop smoking, the Stoptober app is a 4 week programme that puts practical support, encouragement and tailored advice in the palm of your hand.

App

The Veterans’ Gateway App

The Veterans’ Gateway app helps veterans find support organisations in their area using their smartphone or tablet. These organisations cover both the Armed Forces sector and wider charity and not-for-profit sectors.

App

Bright Sky

Bright Sky is a free to download mobile app providing support and information for anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.

App

Elefriends App

Elefriends is a supportive online community from the mental health charity Mind. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Whether you’re feeling good right now, or really low, it’s a place to share experiences and listen to others.

App

Sleep Cycle: Sleep analysis & Smart alarm clock

Relax, sleep better and wake up feeling rested with Sleep Cycle, the smart alarm clock. Track sleep from bedtime to morning, and get detailed analysis with the app that makes waking up in the morning just that bit easier.

App

StreetLink

The StreetLink mobile app StreetLink uses people who care, to connect people who need help, with those that can help them by enabling members of the public to alert local authorities and street outreach services in England and Wales about people they have seen sleeping rough.

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Weight Management/ Diet and Exercise Services

National Services

British Nutrition Foundation

The British Nutrition Foundation is a registered charity.
They provide impartial, evidence-based information on food and nutrition. Their core purpose is to make nutrition science accessible to all.

Local

Gardening Group

Provides a number of gardening groups that work in the community to improve your health and surroundings. Everyone is welcome, no experience is necessary and it’s completely free.

Useful Information

Lifestyle Advice and Keeping Healthy

Information guide on keeping healthy.

Local

Outdoor gyms

Map of 19 outdoor gyms in Brent. The outdoor gyms can be used free of charge, seven days a week and are suitable for persons over 1.2 metres tall.

Local

Free instructor led inductions (Outdoor Gyms)

Link to free outdoor gym training sessions times and locations leaflet. There is no need to book an induction, so come along and join in.

Local

Healthy self-led walks

Online, easy to download a series of self-led walks which will take you through the tranquillity of the green spaces and country parks, the buzz of the high streets, the historic landmarks and sites of importance.

National Services

Live Well – Weight Loss Plan

Download the NHS weight loss guide, a 12-week diet and exercise plan. The plan, is designed to help you lose weight safely.

Information Leaflets

Tips for Heartburn

Information and advice on top tips for managing heartburn.

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Women’s Health

App

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an-award winning  intervention in the form of a pregnancy and parenting app. Baby Buddy is also designed to support the communication and work of front line practitioners.

National Services

Breastfeeding network

The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.

Local

Health Visitor

Health visiting teams work with mothers, their families, and community groups to promote the health and wellbeing of children between the antenatal period and the child’s fifth year of age.

Local

Maternity and obstetrics – Ealing Hospital, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital or St Mary’s Hospital

Maternity and obstetrics service provides care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period, usually through about 10 days after birth. Self-refer to their services.

Local

Northwick Park Hospital

Maternity and obstetrics service provides care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period, usually through about 10 days after birth. Self-refer to their services.

National Services

Family Action

Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.

National Services

Marie Stopes- Termination Service

Provide NHS-funded and self-funded abortion and vasectomy care through our network of local clinics all over England.

Poster

Miscarriage Support Information

Support and information poster for anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.

Poster

Pregnancy Timetable

Pregnancy timeline poster.

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Youth Services

Local

Ansar Youth Project

Ansar Youth Project engages with young people by organising leisure activities, events and outings with clearly defined social objectives. Through activity-based informal learning, AYP’s Youth Workers support and guide young people in a positive, non-chastising manner in order to cultivate the holistic development of young people.

National Services

NHS Go App

NHS is a confidential health advice and information service for 16-25 year olds.

Local

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) work with children and young people up to the age of 18 in Brent with complex mental health difficulties.

Local

Roundwood Youth Centre

Roundwood Youth Centre in Harlesden provides a safe and welcoming environment for young people aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 for people with special educational needs and disabilities) to take part in a wide range of sports, music, arts and other activities.

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Travel Advice

Poster

Holiday Medication

Get advice about travelling abroad, including the latest on safety, security and travel warnings.

National Services

Travel Advice and Vaccinations

Get advice about travelling abroad, including the latest on safety, security and travel warnings.

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Weight Management/ Diet and Exercise Services

National Services

British Nutrition Foundation

The British Nutrition Foundation is a registered charity.
They provide impartial, evidence-based information on food and nutrition. Their core purpose is to make nutrition science accessible to all.

Local

Gardening Group

Provides a number of gardening groups that work in the community to improve your health and surroundings. Everyone is welcome, no experience is necessary and it’s completely free.

Useful Information

Lifestyle Advice and Keeping Healthy

Information guide on keeping healthy.

Local

Outdoor gyms

Map of 19 outdoor gyms in Brent. The outdoor gyms can be used free of charge, seven days a week and are suitable for persons over 1.2 metres tall.

Local

Free instructor led inductions (Outdoor Gyms)

Link to free outdoor gym training sessions times and locations leaflet. There is no need to book an induction, so come along and join in.

Local

Healthy self-led walks

Online, easy to download a series of self-led walks which will take you through the tranquillity of the green spaces and country parks, the buzz of the high streets, the historic landmarks and sites of importance.

National Services

Live Well – Weight Loss Plan

Download the NHS weight loss guide, a 12-week diet and exercise plan. The plan, is designed to help you lose weight safely.

Information Leaflets

Tips for Heartburn

Information and advice on top tips for managing heartburn.

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Women’s Health

App

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an-award winning  intervention in the form of a pregnancy and parenting app. Baby Buddy is also designed to support the communication and work of front line practitioners.

National Services

Breastfeeding network

The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.

Local

Health Visitor

Health visiting teams work with mothers, their families, and community groups to promote the health and wellbeing of children between the antenatal period and the child’s fifth year of age.

Local

Maternity and obstetrics – Ealing Hospital, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital or St Mary’s Hospital

Maternity and obstetrics service provides care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period, usually through about 10 days after birth. Self-refer to their services.

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Northwick Park Hospital

Maternity and obstetrics service provides care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period, usually through about 10 days after birth. Self-refer to their services.

National Services

Family Action

Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.

National Services

Marie Stopes- Termination Service

Provide NHS-funded and self-funded abortion and vasectomy care through our network of local clinics all over England.

Poster

Miscarriage Support Information

Support and information poster for anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.

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Pregnancy Timetable

Pregnancy timeline poster.

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Youth Services

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Ansar Youth Project

Ansar Youth Project engages with young people by organising leisure activities, events and outings with clearly defined social objectives. Through activity-based informal learning, AYP’s Youth Workers support and guide young people in a positive, non-chastising manner in order to cultivate the holistic development of young people.

National Services

NHS Go App

NHS is a confidential health advice and information service for 16-25 year olds.

Local

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) work with children and young people up to the age of 18 in Brent with complex mental health difficulties.

Local

Roundwood Youth Centre

Roundwood Youth Centre in Harlesden provides a safe and welcoming environment for young people aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 for people with special educational needs and disabilities) to take part in a wide range of sports, music, arts and other activities.

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Virtual Support

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#Reason2

#Reasons2 is an app designed by Young People and Washington Mind to help improve mental health. The app will allow people to manage their mental wellness by building their own profile of Reasons2 feel better.

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Coronavirus: A book for Children

A free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler.

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NHS Apps Library

Find apps and online tools to help you manage your health and wellbeing.

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Stoptober

Created for those who want to stop smoking, the Stoptober app is a 4 week programme that puts practical support, encouragement and tailored advice in the palm of your hand.

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The Veterans’ Gateway App

The Veterans’ Gateway app helps veterans find support organisations in their area using their smartphone or tablet. These organisations cover both the Armed Forces sector and wider charity and not-for-profit sectors.

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Bright Sky

Bright Sky is a free to download mobile app providing support and information for anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.

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Elefriends App

Elefriends is a supportive online community from the mental health charity Mind. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Whether you’re feeling good right now, or really low, it’s a place to share experiences and listen to others.

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Sleep Cycle: Sleep analysis & Smart alarm clock

Relax, sleep better and wake up feeling rested with Sleep Cycle, the smart alarm clock. Track sleep from bedtime to morning, and get detailed analysis with the app that makes waking up in the morning just that bit easier.

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StreetLink

The StreetLink mobile app StreetLink uses people who care, to connect people who need help, with those that can help them by enabling members of the public to alert local authorities and street outreach services in England and Wales about people they have seen sleeping rough.

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