Self Help


Reviews are a way of letting us know how you're managing with your long term condition (e.g. Asthma, Blood pressure, Diabetes), your contraception, or your medication. Only complete a review if you've been asked to do so by your GP practice.

Let us know how you are doing via an econsult.


Women's Health

NHS Breast Screening

If you are aged 50 to 70, you will be invited once every three years for breast screening.

If you are over the age of 70, you may not get an invite but you can opt in to continue with screening. You are encouraged to contact the breast screening unit to schedule an appointment.

Reschedule your breast screening appointment through this link.

More information about the breast screening programme in Redbridge can be found here.

NHS Cervical Screening

Women aged 25 to 64 are invited to the NHS cervical screening programme. You will receive an invitation letter by post when it's time to book your smear.


Barts Health Maternity self referral forms Homerton Maternity self referral form
BHR Hospitals Maternity self referral form A timeline of your antenatal appointments
Baby Buddy app by Best Beginnings (UK Charity) Breastfeeding support by Breastfeeding Network
Your pregnancy week by week Family Action perinatal support

Miscarriage support by Miscarriage Association

01924 200 799

Termination services (provided by MSI)

0345 300 8090

Child Health

Redbridge Health Visiting Team

Health visitors work closely with other health services to ensure that children's health needs are met

Healthier Together

Developed for parents and healthcare staff, focusing on the health of children and young persons

Children Immunisation Schedule (updated Feb 2022) [EXTERNAL PDF LINK]

NELFT Paediatric BCG service

Men's Health

Should I have a PSA test?

NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

In England, screening for AAA is offered to men during the year they turn 65. You'll get a screening invitation in the post when you're 64 or soon after your 65th birthday.

Find your local AAA screening service.

Sexual Health Services

All East

Book an appointment

Phone 020 7377 7307

Sexual Health Services in BHR

Find out more about Sexual Health Services

Phone 020 8970 5724

Other screening programmes

NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BSCP)

Available to everyone aged 60 or over and 56 year olds. You use a home test kit, called a faecal immunochemical test (FIT), to collect a small sample of poo and send it to a lab.

Chronic conditions

Chronic diseases

NHS Diabetic Eye Screening

Recovering after a heart attack

Cancer support

MacMillan Support at Whipps Cross Hospital

MacMillan Cancer Support

Cancer Support London

Exercise Redbridge

Mental Health

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services

For children and young persons

Redbridge Talking Therapies

Self refer to local talking therapies

NELFT Mental Health Direct

0800 995 1000

Support for Carers

Redbridge Carers Support Service

Carers UK


Free NHS Eye Tests (Only for those eligible)

Age UK Redbridge Barking and Havering

Citizens Advice Redbridge

Housing Advice Redbridge

Work Redbridge

Work Well

Work Well can help you to find paid work if you are experiencing common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.