Self Referral

Due to COVID-19, the opening hours and access to these services may differ from what is noted here. Please contact the individual services for more information on the current hours and access.

Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. However, there are a number of local services, listed below, that you are able to make self referrals to.

Health and Wellbeing Bucks

Information, support and guidance is available from Health and Wellbeing Bucks.


SH:24 is a free online sexual health service, delivered in partnership with the NHS. SH:24 makes it easier for people to get tested for the four most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs). We provide free test kits, information and advice - 24 hours a day.

Eating Disorders Support

Eating Disorders Support is an organisation providing help and support to anyone affected by an eating problem such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder. It also provides help for those who are caring for or supporting someone with an eating disorder.
01494 793223 at any time

Buckinghamshire CAMHS

Bucks CAMHS are specialist mental health services for children and young people provided by the NHS. The website has been designed by young people to give you helpful information and advice around your emotional wellbeing.
01865 901 951

Young Carers Bucks

Young Carers Bucks is the young carers service for Carers Bucks and supports children and young people aged 5-16 years old who care for a family member.
0300 7777 2722 and select option 2

Live Well Stay Well

Even small changes can help you achieve your healthy lifestyle goals and Live Well Stay Well offers support to help you find the service that’s right for you. Live Well Stay Well is a free service that has helped thousands of people to lose weight, quit smoking, get more active, feel happier or manage their diabetes. We can also support you with the emotional challenges of managing your long term condition, and support families to manage a child’s weight.
01628 857311

Healthy Minds Bucks

Healthy Minds is an NHS psychological service which was established in 2008. Since then we have helped thousands of people each year cope more effectively with their depression and anxiety. We can offer you a range of free NHS, tried and tested psychological therapies which follow a stepped care model. We use this model to decide which type of treatment is currently most clinically appropriate for you.
01865 901600

Sexual Health Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Sexual Health and Wellbeing (bSHaW) offers a free, confidential service to meet the sexual health needs of all. It can help people with a range of issues and concerns, including contraception and the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. The bSHaW service is completely confidential, with friendly and sensitive staff. If you need further advice about any sexual health issues then get in contact with your local bSHaW Sexual Health Clinic for a friendly chat.
0300 303 2880

Your pregnancy and antenatal care

Are you in early pregnancy or thinking about having a baby? When you find out you are pregnant it is an exciting and life changing time. The maternity team at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust are committed to helping all women and their families to have a happy and healthy pregnancy and a safe birth of their baby.
01494 425172

NUPAS (national unplanned pregnancy advisory service)

We offer abortion treatments and free pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted infection screening and a fully comprehensive contraceptive service.
0333 004 6666

Marie Stopes UK

You don’t need a GP referral to access NHS funded abortion care. We've been helping people with their reproductive health options for over 40 years. We provide NHS-funded and self-funded abortion and vasectomy care through our network of local clinics all over England. You can give us a call whenever you need us. Our advice line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
0345 300 8090

Find a psychological therapies service in England

You can refer yourself directly to a psychological therapies service (IAPT) without seeing your GP. These services offer therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for common problems including: stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) identifies those at diabetes high risk and refers them onto a behaviour change programme.