Newsletter November 2023




Do more with the NHS App!

Order Repeat Prescriptions

Book appointments

View your records


And much more...




FHRGP would be working closely with NEST to support mental wellbeing of our children and young patients under 25 years old living in Southwark.

If your child has low self esteem, stress, anxiety, low mood, please contact our GPs to refer to mental health 1-2-1 therapy sessions based in the surgery.


Seasonal vaccination

If you are eligible and were invited, please book:


Online access to records: MyChart

MyChart is an app and online portal that can be used on a mobile, tablet or computer. MyChart lets patients securely and easily access their hospital health record, giving them more control over their care. You will be invited to sign up to MyChart if you’re referred to, or are having care at, hospitals and community services that are part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ or King’s trusts.

With MyChart, you can:

  • find test results and letters in one, easy place
  • get more time in appointments by telling the hospitals what they need to know beforehand
  • save time travelling by having a video appointment
  • keep your medical information up to date
  • share your health record with the people who matter
  • support your friends and family by helping to manage their healthcare

Read more on the Kings College Hospital website


Complete your child's Health Check

Learn more at Evelina London Children's Healthcare


Pulmonary Rehabilition

Learn more about Pulmonary Rehabilition and watch the videos here


Better Health - Every Mind Matters

Please visit Every Mind Matters web site to see Well-Being tips, Mental Health Issues, Life Changes, Supporting others and much more.

Find your little big thing for your mental health:  There are little things you can all do to lift the mood or ease the anxiety – please find what works for you.

Visit NHS - Every Mind Matters


Better Health - Start for Life

Please visit for trusted NHS advice and guidance you need to help you have a healthy and happy baby during pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

Visit NHS - Start For Life


Other Health Care Service Providers

The Bridge @Southwark

New GP primary care clinic for Trans, Non binary and intersex people is opened in association with CliniQ once a month by appointment.


Providers that give practical and emotional support to unpaid carers, empowering them to actively manage the challenges they face and thrive. Join by self-referral.

Community Podiatry

020 3049 7900

Community Podiatry clinics offer a range of services to assess, treat and advise people on any foot condition. Self-referral form is available online here.

First Contact Physiotherapy

The service is available for Southwark patients with new musculoskeletal conditions. Appointments can be booked by reception over the phone or by submitting e-Consult.

Minor Eye Conditions Scheme

Local Opticians provide free assessment and treatment for many common eye conditions.

Specsaves at Peckham 020 7277 7222
Unit 3, The Aylesham Centre, SE15 5EW 
R Woodfall Opticians in East Dulwich 020 8299 6622
46 Lordship Lane SE22 8HJ

Pharmacy first

The Pharmacy First scheme available in some Pharmacies and covers advice and treatment for the following conditions:

  • Allergies
  • Athletes foot
  • Chicken Pox
  • Cold sores
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Coughs & Colds
  • Diarrhoea
  • Earwax
  • Fever
  • Hay Fever
  • Head lice
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Minor Burns and scalds
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Nappy rash
  • Piles
  • Sore throat
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Teething
  • Threadworm
  • Vaginal Thrush 

Sexual Health Clinic

020 7188 6666

Clinic Provides full range of sexual health services 7 days a week with a walk in clinic available. Service information can be found here.

Stable and Steady classes

020 3049 4493

The classes are for Lewisham residents aged 65 and over, to improve strength and balance, reduce the risk of falling.

Strength and balance classes for fall prevention

020 3049 542

Free exercise classes for Lambeth and Southwark residents to improve strength, balance and confidence when walking. 

Talking Therapies Southwark

020 3228 2194

Talking therapies or psychological therapies are effective and confidential treatments delivered by fully trained and accredited NHS practitioners. They can help with common mental health problems like stress, anxiety and depression. You can refer yourself directly to an NHS talking therapies service by filling self-referral form online.

Talking Therapies Lewisham

020 3228 1350

This is free and confidential help for Lewisham residents who are feeling low, anxious or stressed. Self-referral is available.

Published: Nov 22, 2023