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8 May

Carers Thames Walk 2017

On Saturday 6th May a small team from Southwark Carers took part in the Carers Thames Walk 2017.

1 Dec

Government inaction on social care funding needs a radical response

The sense of disappointment bordering on despair about the autumn statement’s silence on social care is palpable throughout local government and the social care sector. The chorus of support for action was impressive and unprecedented, unifying many politicians of all parties, NHS leaders, royal medical collegesthe health select committeeindependent thinktanks and the Care Quality Commission, as well as those who might be regarded as the “usual suspects”.

13 Sep

Patient choice planning and improvement guide

NHS England and NHS Improvement have co-developed a CCG choice planning and improvement guide for CCGs to assess how well patient choice is working in the services they commission.

12 Dec

Southwark Carers closes at 12pm today

Today is the Southwark Carers staff Christmas meal and that means the office will be closing at 12pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience in advance and we will be back to pick up any messages on our return. If there is an enquiry that isn’t urgent then you can leave a message on our answering machine on 02077084497 or email

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26 Sep

Phones down at Southwark Carers

We are having difficulties with our phones this morning (26.9.14) and are unable to either make or receive calls. We are aiming to get this problem rectified as soon as possible, but we must apologise for the disruption to the service we provide in the meantime.

If you have a general enquiry and have access to email, please email If it is an urgent need for support or advice then we would recommend contacting Southwark Contact Adult Social Care on 02075253324 and they will be able to engage with you or signpost you to another relevant organisation. If it is an enquiry relating to children’s social care then the number to call is 02075251921.



5 Feb

London tube strikes

The London tube strike means that some of our team are finding getting to work takes slightly longer – with some (no doubt) finding ingenious ways to cross the city. To that extent we apologise as we may take slightly longer to get back to you today and tomorrow.

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Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EN
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Contact us

020 7708 4497

Find us

Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

Nearest Railway Station – Elephant & Castle

Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45