NHS Foundation


East Ham Care Centre
Shrewsbury Road ,
East Ham , London  E7 8QP


020 8709 5555

Opening hours

08.00hrs to 22.00hrs 364 days a year

Extended Primary Care Team Newham

Who we are

There are 2 locality based Extended Primary Care Teams working in alignment with 8 GP clusters across Newham. 

The multidisciplinary teams include community nursing, specialist therapies, GP and social services. 

The service provides comprehensive assessment and care to patients who are housebound and/or at risk of hospital admission,

those who can be offered Supported Discharge from hospital and rehabilitation at home and to people at the End of their Lives.

Our aim is to keep care at home where possible to improve the quality of people’s lives. 

District Nursing Service 

The East London Foundation Trust District Nursing Service supports adult patients who are house bound by providing nursing care to patients in their own owns or via a community-based clinic. 

Services include 

  • Support with management of Long-term conditions (Diabetes, COPD) 
  • Wound and pressure Ulcer Care 
  • Palliative Care
  • Leg ulcer management  
  • Catheter Care
  • Assessment of equipment needs
  • Advice on maintaining a healthy lifestyle 

Physiotherapy and Occupational Services 

The physiotherapy and Occupational therapy services offer rehabilitation services for service users with short term functional needs enabling users to attain their independence following loss social functioning resulting from illness affecting their independence.  

Referral Criteria- adults 18 years and abov 

Hourof Operation   

Monday to Sunday 08.00hrs  to 22.00hr 

All referrals to Extended Primary Care Services (see below) are via the Single Point of Access.

Where services are run:  In patients homes 

Office Location: East Ham Care Centre, 302 Shrewsbury Road, London, E7 8QP 


via email on epct.spa@nhs.net 

Complete The Referral Form Here

Telephone: 0208 709 5555 

We deliver nursing care, treatment and interventions to housebound people.

Patients are looked after by a multi-disciplinary team including district nurses, health care assistants, physiotherapists, occupation therapists and social workers. They work in partnership with the patients GP to monitor and support people in their home.



Chest infection
Long term conditions
Malignant disease
Neurological conditions
Physical disability
Viral illnesses

Clinical speciality:

Community Health Services