Primary care services operation update in Newham


MH update for Newham 

  • Newham Talking Therapies is fully functional remotely and welcoming referrals.
  • Adult MH/ABT is functioning but encouraging only urgent referrals. Non urgent can be discussed with named consultant first.
  • Adult Crisis Service is fully functioning.
  • MH older adults is accepting referrals but has reduced staffing
  • CAMHS is accepting referrals.
  • CAMHS crisis can be accessed byl duty team in hours 9am-5pm on 0208430900
  • OOH via above 24 hour adult crisis service.
  • Children's Eating disorders is running a reduced service and accepting urgent referrals only. 

Antenatal, Sexual Health Service Update 

Contraception and Sexual Health

  • Offer ORAL contraception from the surgery if appropriate.
  • LARC use extended. https://www.fsrh.org/news/fsrh-provision-larc-during-covid-19/
  • alleast.nhs.uk Self-referral, Telephone appointments only no walk-in clinic.
  • STI Screening (www. SHL.uk) for home testing kit – if symptomatic also to book telephone appointment with All East
  • Emergency Contraception – Oral - surgery can issue or pharmacy under PGD or alternatively self-referral to All East for both EHC or IUD 

Antenatal Services

Termination of pregnancy

  • BPAS https://www.bpas.org/
  • Patients can self-refer by phone or online – BPAS offering surgical TOPs at >10/40 and also offering medical TOPs with “Pills by Post”.