If you need advice about welfare rights or benefits while you are in hospital social workers can refer you to a welfare benefits advisor either in the hospital in the community. The welfare benefits advisor will check that you are receiving all the benefits you are entitled to and will help you claim for benefits.
Welfare rights for patients at Barts
City Citizens’ Advice Bureau
Tel 020 7236 1156
Welfare rights for patients at The Royal London and The London Chest hospitals
Patients of both The Royal London and The London Chest hospitals can contact the East End Citizens’ Advice Bureau directly:
East End Citizens’ Advice Bureau
Tel 0870 126 4014