Family First Travel Information
Family First Service
Family First provide support to families of children in Jersey with illnesses who require off-island treatment.
We are a professional service providing practical support and help in locating resources, services and funding provided by government and voluntary orginisations. In Jersey.
If you would like further information and for an informal chat please telephone the Family First Liaison Manager Cheryl Dolbel .
A UK sim card can be useful whilst off-island and prevent high roaming charges and bills from your local provider.
The 3 SIM can be pre-ordered and delivered to Jersey on the following website: https://www.three.co.uk/Store/SIM/Pay_As_You_Go
Local Grocery Stores
Morrisons – Butterfly Walk Camberwell, SE5 8RR
Supersave – Coldharbour Lane,London SE5 9QH
Stop Shop – 125 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8EJ
Green Tomato Cars Tel: 020 3388 8000 or book online at www.greentomatocars.com.
(Disclaimer: This information is for non-essential travel booked independently outside of the outward and inward journey provided by the travel team. This is at the persons own expense.)
The Transport for London website has information and links to Buses,Taxis and all transport timetables. http:tfl.gov.uk
Denmark Hill is the nearest train station and Coldharbour lane is the nearest tube station to the hospital.
Kings College Hospital Facilities
M & S Simply Food Shop
Costa Coffee shops in various wings.
The Baguette Co – Cheyne Wing & Hambledon Wing
Cashpoints – Golden Jubilee & Hambledon Wings
PALS – Patient Advice and Liaison Service – Main entrance of Hambledon Wing
Baby Changing Facilities
Ronald McDonald House Camberwell – 6-9 Windsor Walk Camberwell SE5 8BB
Tel:020 3040 4000
Jersey Families who are not staying at the house but have a child in the hospital are welcome to use the laundry facilities, it costs £2 to wash & £2 to dry.
Washing detergent and softener is included.
‘Waffle Wednesdays’ is a chance to meet other families and socialise whilst having something to eat and is from 11am to 2pm every Wednesday, just pop along.
Day facilities are available for families not staying overnight ask on the ward for a day pass for the house.
The house has a children’s playroom, quiet room and TV lounge.
(Families will be asked to provide a £25 key deposit on arrival)
The Church Street Hotel
29-33 Camberwell Church Street
Tel: 020 7703 5984
Premier Inn Brixton
434 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton London SW9 8HH
Tel:0871 527 9530
JerseyGeneral Hospital Switchboard
Tel: 01534 442000
Overseas Treatments Office
Tel: Susie on 01534 442323
Jersey Travel Office
Tel: 01534 442310 Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Kings College Hospital
Tel: 020 3299 9000