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getUBetter – Get help with MSK Conditions


Help for Carers – Merton

Offering friendly care workers who provide home care services such as: personal care, companionship, give medication and do bits of light housework

0203861 5440

Cervical Screening

Child Health

Merton Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

The CAMHS team offers a range of assessments and treatments for children and young people presenting with enduring and moderate to severe mental health disorders which impact significantly on daily functioning.

Your Healthcare

The Child Health department is based at Hollyfield House and provides comprehensive administrative and information services for children aged 0 – 18 years who are registered with a Kingston GP and support the health professionals who require child health information.

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point.

Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever.

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children.


Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children.

See the NHS Vaccination Schedule

Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks.

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS – Childhood Illness

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice – Epsom & Ewell

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people’s lives.

Facebook: @CAEpsomEwell

Drugs and Alcohol

One You Merton

They work closely with local community organisations and charities to support the health and wellbeing of people in Merton.

Alcohol, Drugs and Substance abuse – Merton Council

View information on Merton Drug and Alcohol Action Team and Help and advice contacts.

Connected Kingston

Their service helps people to be healthy by accessing online services for free from the comfort of their own home.

One You Drinks Tracker – Mobile App

Drinking a bit too much can sneak up on you. Our free drinks tracker app makes it easy to keep an eye on the booze and take control with daily tips and feedback.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.0300 123 6600

Website: talktofrank.com

Find a Local Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Further information

For more information about the benefits of drinking less, top tips and more visit NHS – Drinking and Alcohol

Alternatively, for more information on how drug misuse can be harmful to your health visit NHS – The Effects of Drugs

Elderly Care

Care Place

Supported living is a way of providing housing and support to help vulnerable adults, including people with learning disabilities, to live independently in the community.

Supported living arrangements are very flexible and are designed to give each person choice and control over their home and the way they live their life. Each person receives a package of support based on their individual needs.

The Sound Doctor: Videos about ageing well at home

Bite-sized, easy to understand and easy to watch videos about ageing well at home can be found through www.connectedkingstong.uk

Films by the Sound Doctor will help you to learn more about some of the main issues we all face as we get older. Once we understand why certain things happen, we can take steps to prevent them and improve our lives at home. 

Sound Doctor films provide information about a wide variety of issues, ranging from falls to loneliness, to nutrition to alcohol problems.

The Sound Doctor mission is to improve the quality of life for people with long-term mental and physical health problems by educating them, their carers and their healthcare professionals about the most effective ways of managing their conditions.

You can find videos on a range of other long-term conditions on the services page.

Practical Guide to healthy ageing in Merton

This guide has been prepared by NHS Merton Clinical Commissioning Group and Age UK Merton with support from CFOA, Carers Trust, Carers UK, Public Health England, local service contributors in the Borough of Merton and older people themselves.

Read the Practical Guide to healthy ageing in Merton guide


St George’s University Hospital

Midwives, Nurses, Obstetricians and support staff provide maternity care at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Services include early pregnancy assessment unit, antenatal care which includes a range of services from midwifery led to specialist midwifery and obstetric services.


Kingston Maternity Unit

At Kingston Maternity Unit, our philosophy of care is to ensure women are at the centre of our service. We strive to make every birth special and ensure your hopes and expectations are met in this special experience.

You can submit an online referral form to Kingston Maternity Unit.


Planning your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy.

Antenatal Care

Postnatal Care

Further information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here – NHS – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide

Mental Health

One You Merton

One You Merton can help you discover simple steps to look after your mental health and wellbeing, deal with stress and anxiety, boost your mood, improve your sleep and help you feel more in control.

Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory was set up by a team who know how difficult it can be to find the support and information you need. Being a team who between us have experienced various mental health issues, we know how it feels to be overwhelmed, isolated and somewhat lost.


If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.116 123

Find a Local Mental Health Services


Information and Support for all mental health issues. Mind Infoline 0300 123 3393


Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness.

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more visit

NHS – Mental Health

One You – Feeling Stressed?

Military Veterans

Contact Armed Forces

Contact is a group of military charities who have come together with the NHS, the MOD and Royal College of Psychiatrists to ensure that the best mental health support possible is available to those who have served in the British Armed Forces and their families.

They providing multiple voluntary group contacts for anyone affected by PTSD.

London Veterans Service

Transition, Intervention and Liaison (TIL) Veterans mental health service London and South East are a free NHS mental health service for all ex-serving members of the British Armed Forces living in or registered with a GP in London, Greater London, East and West Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Medway.

They offer support to all former members of the British Armed Forces from all ranks who have received one day’s pay or more in the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Marines or Royal Air Force.

They also support any veteran who has served with the Army Reserves, Royal Navy Reserves, Royal Marine Reserves or Royal Air Force Reserves.

Veterans can refer themselves directly to this service or by referred by you GP.

Sexual Health

Sexual Health Kingston

Provides routine testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV testing, treatment following HIV risk (PEPSE), emergency contraception services and dedicated clinics for young people and gay/bisexual men.


Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Find a Local Sexual Health Clinic

Sexual Health Help Line

The National Sexual Health Line Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Further information

For more information about Sexual Health topics including a contraception guide visit NHS – Sexual Health

Silver Lining Club

Silver lining Club is a club for retired active ladies. We have weekly coffee mornings in Putney on Mondays with guest speakers, quizzes and discussions. Fortnightly afternoon teas in Wimbledon, weekly lunches in Putney/Wimbledon, monthly visits to a local theatre, monthly or bi-monthly (Summer) outings to country gardens, and London galleries, historic homes and museums.

To join there is a £10 monthly fee. For more information please email: [email protected]

Stop Smoking

One You Merton

Now is the time to quit. Every cigarette causes you real harm and quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for your health. There’s lots of free support to help you quit now!

Telephone: 020 8973 3545

Email: [email protected]

Connected Kingston

Their service helps people to be healthy by accessing online services for free from the comfort of their own home.

Find Local Stop Smoking Services

Get Support Now

Choose from an app, Quit Kit, email, SMS and face-to-face guidance.

Further information

For more information about the benefits of stopping smoking, top tips and more visit

NHS – Stop Smoking

One You – Thinking of quitting?

Weight Management

One You Merton

Friendly local support to help you eat well, move more, stop smoking or drink less. Develop healthier eating habits and get more active to lose weight in a healthy way!

Telephone: 020 8973 3545

Email: [email protected]

Connected Kingston

Their service helps people to be healthy by accessing online services for free from the comfort of their own home.

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Want to get more active

Get help and advice from NHS Choices including 10 Minute workouts, 12 week fitness plan, running & cycling for beginners and much more.

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Get started on the nhs 12 Week Weight Loss Plan

The plan is designed to help you lose weight and keep it off.

Am I a Healthy Weight

Calculation your BMI using the NHS tool

Further information

For more information about the benefits of losing weight, top tips and more visit

NHS – Weight Loss

One You – How healthy is your food?

One You – How much have you moved today?