Bexley Community Gynaecology Services Bexley

Community gynaecology services are provided by GSH Central (Greenwich Contraception and Sexual Health).

Many women’s health problems can be helped without the need to be referred to hospital. If your symptoms are not serious and do not require surgery, you can be seen for diagnosis and treatment by our specialist team.

A wide range of symptoms and conditions can be assessed and treated, including:   

  • Heavy or painful periods
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS/PMT)
  • Problems with the menstrual (monthly) cycle which cause other medical conditions to get worse, ie migraines
  • Advice and treatment for the menopause
  • Irregular or abnormal bleeding (unless your GP suspects something serious)
  • Assessment of fertility (difficulty becoming pregnant)
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Pain in the abdomen or pain or difficulty having sex
  • Pain or itching in the vagina or vulva (skin outside the vagina)
  • ‘Lost’ IUD (coil)
  • Help with prolapse (lump in the vagina).

How to access the service

Your GP will need to refer you to the service. They will do this through the Bexley Referral Management Service, a specialist team who manage referrals to other health services. You will be contacted by the Bexley Referral Management Service who will give you a choice of available appointment times and dates.

The CASH team offers community gynaecology services from Tuesday to Friday, during the day and in the evening. Appointments are currently available at Queen Mary's Hospital and Lakeside GP Surgery.

Oxleas Patient Experience survey

The Oxleas Patient Experience survey gives you the opportunity to feedback on the care and treatment you have received. We also encourage your friends, family and carers to also provide feedback. Hearing your views gives us a better understanding of the needs of our patients, families and carers which helps us to make sure that we are providing a good standard of care. 

The short survey only takes a few minutes to complete and you can provide a written comment explaining what you think is working well and what is not. The Patient Experience team will collect the results of the surveys and these are shared with the relevant departments and management teams. This helps us to shape our services to continually improve the quality of the care and treatment we provide.

Categories

  • Community health services (adults)

Services provided

  • Sexual health

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How to find us:

Many buses serve the Woolwich area, please see www.tfl.gov.uk for details.

The closest train station is Woolwich Arsenal.

Address:

Market Street Health Centre
16-20 Market Street
Woolwich
London

SE18 6QR

Public phone number:

020 8301 8934

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