In Richmond, relevant community health services are commissioned by the Richmond Clinical Commissioning Group and are provided by Hounslow and Richmond Community Health Trust. These services include community paediatrics, community children’s nursing, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy.

Some health services are provided by external providers, for example, wheelchair services and special seating services which are provided by Queen Mary’s at Roehampton through a national NHS England contract. In Richmond, orthotics is also provided by Queen Mary’s.

Other relevant healthcare providers are acute trusts such as Kingston Hospital, St George’s Healthcare, West Middlesex Hospital, Guys and St Thomas’ and Great Ormond Street. South West London and St Georges Mental Health Trust provides support for Kingston and Richmond residents. For example, in the absence of a disability and for children over school age, referrals for autism spectrum diagnosis will be referred to the trust. a

How you access health services depends on which GP (doctor) you are registered with and which borough or health authority the GP comes under. 

Service name

Paediatric Audiology (Hounslow and Richmond)
Biomechanics and Orthotics (Richmond)

Children's Acute Nursing Service (CANS)

Children’s Continuing Care Team (Richmond)

Children's Speech and Language Therapy (Richmond)

Children's Occupational Therapy (Richmond)
Children’s Physiotherapy (Richmond)
Children’s Community Nursing Service (Richmond)
Clinical Psychology

Continence Care

Community Paediatrics (Hounslow and Richmond)
Community Special Care Dentistry
Emotional Health Service
Healthy Start
Healthwatch Richmond
Health Visiting (Richmond)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Nurse Specialists - Richmond
Palliative and Respite Care

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) - Hounslow and Richmond

Podiatry and Foot Health (Richmond)

Urgent Treatment Centre (Richmond)

School Nursing 
Sexual Health Services
Sexual Health Services for Young People