Frail & Elderly

Covid-19 update

Quick access advice and guidance is available from UCLH frailty consultants, during the Covid-19 outbreak.
t: 07971 487 713 (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm)

Out of hours cover will be provided by the Duty Medical Registrar
t: 020 3456 7890 bleep 4301

Please note: The on-call doctor might be seeing patients. If there is no answer, please send a text or WhatsApp message with:

  • your name
  • your role
  • your organisation
  • Do not include any patient details in the message.


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Access Service: Islington Adult Social Services

A front door to adult social services

Age UK Islington: Navigation Service

Advice and support for patients to access local non-traditional services

Age UK Islington: Wellbeing in 1

Support for adults of all ages experiencing a health or wellbeing challenge

Audiology Assessment

Adult hearing assessment services

Benefits and Tax

Services for advice and support with benefits and taxes

Bowel Screening

Bowel cancer screening service for men and women aged 60-69

Continuing Healthcare (CHC)

Package of care provided outside of hospital for adults aged 18 years with long-term complex health needs

Coordinate My Care

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

Future Matters

Future Matters aims to raise awareness of death, dying and end of life care planning for Islington patients.

Integrated Community Ageing Team (ICAT)

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

Islington Memory and Dementia Navigator Service

Specialist service for early assessment and intervention for memory problems (including dementia)

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.

NHS Volunteer Responders

Practices and frontline staff can call on NHS Volunteer Responders during Covid-19 outbreak

Proactive Ageing Well Service (PAWs)

The Proactive Ageing Well Service (PAWS) is an Islington based, multidisciplinary team delivering innovative work in frailty.

Rapid Response

Supporting acute unwell patients at risk of hospital admission at home

Seasonal Health Intervention Network (SHINE)

Fuel poverty referral network and free energy advice service