Parents & Carers

Parents & Carers

If you live in Lambeth and Southwark and are worried about your child's long-term condition and the effect it is having on your family, the CYPHP team can now offer support to patients registered with certain practices in Lambeth and Southwark.

Our team is made up of specialist nurses, a pharmacist and mental health and well-being professionals – they work closely with specialist children's hospital doctors and your GP.

Our team specialise in:

Please take a look pages for these conditions to learn the answers to some frequently asked questions that parents and carers have, and to learn more about the CYPHP health team.


If your GP is in Lambeth and Southwark you may even be able to see a specialist children's doctor in your local GP surgery rather than going to a hospital. InReach clinics are available in certain GP practices in Lambeth and Southwark - ask your GP about them today.


We value feedback from local parents and carers on our service - click on our Get Involved page to learn more about upcoming opportunities to work with us, or to share your thoughts with us today.


Emergency Numbers

Physical Health

If you are in danger, a lot of pain or you are concerned about an immediate risk of harm - either to yourself or someone else, dial 999.

If you need urgent medical help or advice - but it is not life threatening - call 111

Mental Health

If you need to talk to someone urgently, call Child Line on 0800 111 or the Samaritans on 08457 909090.

If you, a family member or friend are in distress and need urgent help, contact South London and Maudsley Hospital's 24-hour mental health support line on 0800 731 2864.

If you feel unsafe and need immediate help, go to your nearest hospital with an Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department - where the psychiatric liaison team can help you (24 hours a day, 365 days of the year).

Your GP

If you need help but you can wait until the next day then please visit your GP as the first point of contact.


All the numbers and services above are free and confidential.

This is not an emergency service, please contact 999 if someone is seriously ill and their life is at risk