Health services and Wellbeing advice
You can use the links below to find local health services, get advice on healthy living and to contact mental health services.
You can also find out about medical matters and general health, as well as how decisions are made about health services in Islington.
Finding health services
You can find out about health services nearest to you by visiting the NHS Choices website and adding your post code in the search option.
These services include:
If you would like to take part in health organisations such as Healthwatch Islington, become a Mental Wellbeing Champion or become a Dementia Friend, you can contact these organisations through the Adults Directory to get involved.
Also, if you would like some assistance and you require the NHS Complaints Advocacy you can contact them about help with complaints.
Drug and alcohol services
Are you worried about your drug or alcohol use? You can contact Islington’s 24-hour helpline free on 0808 800 0019. You can email for advice or information to Islington.ISIS@cgl.org.uk.
The helpline is free to call from landlines and most mobile networks including 3, O2, EE, Virgin and Vodafone.
Our service is non-judgmental, confidential and our understanding and experienced staff are available for a chat any time of the day or night. You can say as much or as little as feels comfortable, and find out about support and treatment options available for you and the support available for your friends or family.
Healthy eating and healthy lifestyles
- Change for Life
- Food safety
- Weight management (Children and young people)
- Weight management (Adults)
- Smokefree Islington
- Electronic-Cigarette-leaflet (PDF)
- Dry January
- Sexual health
- Young people
Staying healthy and being active
- NHS Choices
- Start 4 life
- Falls prevention
- Dental Health
We have information available about all the physical activities and sports on offer in Islington and you can also access the Islington Activities and Sports Diary.
Physical health and wellbeing information
- Free NHS health check
- Cancer Screening
- Be Clear on cancer
- Act Fast stroke awareness
- Don't bottle it up
Mental health information
The Islington Evidence Hub
The Islington Evidence Hub is for anyone interested in finding out more about Islington and its population.