27th – 30th November 2023 Come along and see how local GP surgeries are working together to enhance and develop patient care services for all our patients.
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.
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Wellbeing Service
The new service will bring together existing IAPT teams in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent into one fully integrated service with a single point of access.This service is for any person 16 years and over experiencing anxiety, depression or stress.
Continence Service – Stoke-on-Trent
We provide a continence service to children, young people and their families from the the age of 5-19 years, or up to age 25 if the young person has special educational needs and disabilities.
0300 124 0362
Sexual Health – Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffs
We provide a range of sexual health services for people living in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire, including free condoms, contraception, sexual health testing and more.
0300 7900 165
Adult care and wellbeing
How to access support with Adult Social Care, find a group or provider with the Community Services Directory and report an adult at risk.
Papyrus – Prevention of Young Suicide
PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is the UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people. We believe that no young person should have to struggle alone with thoughts of suicide.
0800 068 4141
Self-referral web-based support for sleep problems.
NHS stop smoking services help you quit – Quit smoking
Local stop smoking services are free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good.
0300 123 1044
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.