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BUMPS ante-natal clinic

AddressWandsworth Community Drugs and Alcohol Service (WCDAS) Tooting Site, 1079 Garratt Lane,
Tooting,
London,
PostcodeSW11 0LN
Description"Bumps" is a service for pregnant women and their partners who are concerned about their drug or alcohol use. It aims to engage pregnant women and their partners in a holistic approach to support, and to reduce the harm caused by drugs and/or alcohol use to themselves and their baby.

The BUMPs team also includes a nurse prescriber, a psychiatrist and a substance misuse doctor. In addition to regular antenatal care, information and advice is available on health education, housing, benefits. One to one sessions with a designated key worker are offered and referrals on to other agencies are encouraged if a need is identified. All information is treated as confidential. If other professionals need to be involved the patient will be consulted first.

Services provided:

- 15 minute appointment with a midwife, or longer if required (allocated on a first come, first served basis)
- The opportunity to talk to a specialist substance misuse worker
- Access to information about other relevant services in the area
- Access to information about benefits and rights during pregnancy
Location
Website

Please visit the WCDAD website for more information

Email addresskaren.lewis5@nhs.net
Telephone number02032288080, 02082666920, 07768846746
Further informationOpening times:
- Alternate Mondays from 2pm to 4pm (no appointment necessary)
- The BUMPS clinic is available Monday to Friday. Please contact the midwife on the above numbers to book an appointment to see the midwife.

Referral routes into service:
- GP
- Social worker
- Substance misuse workers
- Midwives

Facilities:
Wheelchair accessible building

Languages:
English, but an interpreter can be arranged with notice

Record last updated: 28 February 2017