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Health Service

The Dr Hickey Surgery

Services offered

Drop-in primary health care service for homeless people. Fully equipped medical room, with full time GP & practice nurse. CPN. Access to a psychiatrist. General counselling & alcohol/drug counselling and treatment. Primary care. Specialist nursing. Health screening. Vaccination. Phlebotomy. Chronic disease management. Spirometry. Wound Care. Referrals to secondary care.Care navigation and case management. Counselling. Mental health assessment & support. Substitute prescribing – drug & alcohol abuse. Homeopathy. Unable to offer housing provision and do not have referral rights into the night centres. Do not prescribe Benzodiazepin.

Area served

Central London.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Homeless people, including residents of hostels and B&B hotels and those not well engaged with a local GP service already.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

An appointment with the doctor or nurse is not necessary but it is wise to come early as the surgery can be very busy and we try to give everyone the time they need. Patients are seen in order of arrival but emergencies will take precedence.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 9.30am - 12.30pm, 2pm - 4pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 12.30pm, 2pm - 4pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 12.30pm, 2pm - 4pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 12.30pm, 2pm - 4pm


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

St James Park tube - 10 minutes walk. Victoria tube - 15 minutes walk. Bus 507.