Families & Children

We understand that providing care for families and children is an important part of our role.

We provide holistic family care at Waterloo Health including antenatal care, vaccinations and health checks.

Antenatal & Postnatal Care

We provide shared care with our Midwifery Team at Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Trust from inital booking through to birth. Our lead practitioner is Dr Deborah Maynard. You can choose to self refer through this site

You can find a wealth of information on all stages of pregnancy and preconception on the NHS Choices website or on  the website Emma’s Diary (Commercially Provided)

We’ll also arrange to see you after the birth of your child for a postnatal check, to discuss any issues or concerns.

We’re here to provide care for your children, both with acute illness, but also concerns around development and behaviour. Simply contact us via the telephone access system to discuss.


We’ll continue to support you with any problems with your children alongside routine vaccinations. You can also find a wealth of services with Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre who provide advice, workshops and daycare.

Our Health Visiting Service can support you with any child under the age of 5. You can contact them via details here.

If you’re worried about your child’s speech, there are drop in clinics called Chatterbox where Speech & Language Therapists can review any child under 5. You can contact the team for details of the latest clinics on the following: Phone: 020 3049 8181 Email: gst-tr.contactslt@nhs.net


We take the safeguarding of children extremely seriously. Our key priority is the ensure the wellbeing of children within our practice. On registration, and at regular intervals, we will contact you to update our information on schools attended, and any ongoing involvement with other agencies including social services.

We meet quarterly with a multidisciplinary health team to discuss any families and children who we deem to be in need of additional support. You can ask to see any of our safeguarding policies by contacting us via email. Our safeguarding lead practitioner is Dr Katy Morris