Community Wellbeing Space

The Community Wellbeing Space is a health outreach van that delivers a range of different healthcare and advice services such as vaccinations and health checks.

It brings services to residents that may not be able to access traditional healthcare settings.

All residents are welcome, but especially those who are:

  • rough sleepers
  • residents struggling with alcohol and substance misuse issues
  • asylum seekers
  • sex workers
  • members of the Gypsy Roma Traveller community
  • victims of modern slavery
  • those in contact with the justice system
  • in any other socially excluded groups

A full range of clinical outreach services are provided by City and Hackney Community Wellbeing and local health providers, such as:

  • NHS East London Foundation Trust –┬áproviding services such blood pressure monitoring, diabetic checks, pregnancy tests and contraception advice, smear tests and new patient registrations
  • Turning Point – committed a nurse, non-medical prescriber and a consultant psychiatrist nurse onto the van
  • Smoke-Free City & Hackney – support to help you quit smoking
  • MIND –┬árun referrals and a brief psychoeducation discussion around depression and anxiety and signposting people to appropriate services

This page will be regularly updated with a timetable of where the health outreach van will be and what services will be provided.

Page updated on: 24 March 2023