Online and Local Services


Learn more about health and wellbeing services and support in the Southwark area.

Extended Access Service

The Extended Access Servive is an extension of general practice, providing additional primary care appointments. You can find out more information on our Extended Access page.

Pharmacy services

Pharmacists are experts in medicines who can help you and your family with minor health concerns. As qualified healthcare professionals, they can offer clinical advice and over-the-counter medicines for a range of minor illnesses, such as coughs, colds, sore throats, tummy trouble and aches and pains.

Not sure where your local pharmacy is? Use the pharmacy finder on the NHS website.

Health and Wellbeing Services

You can find a thorough directory of health and wellbeing services in Southwark on the Southwark Wellbeing Hub website.

Local Offer - Southwark

You can find information for parents and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) from ages 0-25 on the Local Offer Southwark website.

If you are an older person or a person with physical disabilities, you can find information on how to refer yourself or a family member to Adult Social Care services on the Local Offer Southwark website.

NHS online symptom checker

If you’re not sure what condition you have, or how severe it is, you can use the NHS 111 symptom checker. The checker will:

  • Answer questions about your main symptom.
  • Help you find out when and where to get help.
  • Arrange for you to be contacted by a nurse, if needed.

Use the checker

getUBetter App

This app is coming soon! You can learn more about it here.

Ageing Well Southwark

Ageing Well Southwark have a useful directory of services on their website split into different categories.

Visit the Ageing Well Southwark website

Use NHS 111 when it's a concern, but less urgent than 999.

The NHS non-emergency service.


NHS 111 is the NHS non-emergency service. It's fast, easy and free. Visit the website or call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

The NHS App

Improving Health Limited would like to invite you to use The NHS App

Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.