Community Services

Community prioritisation for winter 20/21 and Covid (paper authorised at CAG on 23 December 2020): Information for Primary Care and other system partners following the NCL wide decision to step down a number of Community NHS services to release staff capacity and maintain resilience during Winter 20/21 and Covid. (See downloads, right).


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Adult Community Nutrition and Dietetics Service

Dietitian services for adults

Adult Safeguarding

Extra support services for adult patients with physical, visual, hearing or learning disabilities

Advanced Development Programme

Consultation skills training for supporting self-management

Bladder and Bowel Care Service

Bladder and bowel care for adults and children in the community

British Sign Language Interpreting Service

British Sign Language interpreting, videophone interpreting services for GP surgeries, Pharmacies and dentists.

Children and Young People's Continuing Care Team

A continuing care package for when a child or young person has needs arising from disability, accident or illness

Children’s Community Nursing Team

Supporting children in the community to facilitate early discharge from hospital & prevent hospital admissions for those with complex needs

Choice and Control Peer Coaching Service

Mental Health Peer Coaching Service, providing up to 10 hourly sessions to support people to work towards their wellbeing goals.

Community Dental Service

Service for adults and children with complex needs who cannot be treated by general dental services

Coordinate My Care

Personalised electronic urgent care plans for those with chronic and life-limiting illnesses

Daylight: Day Centre for Adults with LD

Community and building-based activities for adults with LD

District Nursing

Islington District Nursing Service

Exercise on Referral

12-week programme of guided physical activity for anyone with a health issue, supporting them to change behaviour and become more active.

Healthy Living Pharmacies

HLP is a tiered commissioning framework, encouraging pharmacies to play a key role in improving clients' health and wellbeing outcomes.

Help on Your Doorstep

Information and referral service for a wide range of health and wellbeing issues affecting Islington residents

Hospice Care

Specialist support and care for people with a serious or life-limiting illness

I:HUB: GP Extended Access Service

Future and same-day GP appointments every weekday evening and all day on weekends and bank holidays

Infant Feeding Specialist Service

Specialist feeding support for mothers and babies

Integrated Care Coordination: INC

Management of complex patients requiring multi-organisational response

Integrated Community Ageing Team (ICAT)

Consultant-led multidisciplinary team specialising in assessment and management of frail older people

Interpreting Services

Face-to-face, telephone interpreting and written translation services

Islington Additional Needs and Disability Service (IANDS)

Supporting children and young people with additional needs and disabilities to reach their full potential

Islington Bereavement Service

Trained volunteers offer practical, social and emotional bereavement support

Islington Community Ear Nose and Throat Service (ENT)

Specialist ENT services

Islington Family Nurse Partnership Programme

Intensive home visiting programme for first time young parents, 19 years and under at LMP; referred by 28/40 gestation

Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership (ILDP)

Health and social care support for adults with a learning disability

Islington Multidisciplinary Floating Support Service

A multidisciplinary service to support homeless individuals

Islington PCN Social Prescribing Link Workers

SPLWs can provide more support to patients, connecting them with relevant information, advice and local community support and groups.

Islington Practice Based Mental Health Service

Mental health assessment, advice and consultation in a primary care setting

Lymphoedema Service

Assessment, diagnosis and management of lymphoedema

Minor Eye Conditions Community Service

Assessment and treatment of recently occurring medical eye conditions by local optometrists. Includes glaucoma, reading, cataract screening

Paediatric Primary Care

Specialist nurse-led support for CYP with wheeze, asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema or constipation

Pain Management Service

Community MSK pain management

Palliative Care (Adults): ELiPSe

Palliative care team for adults

Parent and Baby Psychology Service

Brief psychological interventions for new parents and parents to be

Parenting Programmes

Parenting programmes and courses for parents to be/parents/carers with children aged 0 to 19

Pressure Ulcer Management

Advice and support for those with pressure ulcers

Reablement Service

Supporting patients to reach the maximum level of independence possible following a period of ill health

Scope: Employment Services

Employment support for disabled patients

Seasonal Health Intervention Network (SHINE)

Fuel poverty referral network and free energy advice service

Wheelchair Service

For wheelchairs, seating and accessories

Whittington Hospital Tissue Viability Service

Advice and support for those with developed or developing wounds, including pressure ulcers or leg ulcers