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.

Maternity Care

Congratulations if you have just found out that you are pregnant. To ensure you get the tailored care you need throughout your pregnancy, you must contact your Midwife at your local Maternity Unit as soon as possible preferably before 10 weeks of pregnancy.
01225 824645

The Riverside Clinic

The Sexual Health and HIV team, (previously sited at the Royal United Hospital) and the Contraceptive and Sexual Health (CaSH) team situated together as one team at The Riverside Health Centre. We offer free, friendly, non-judgemental and confidential testing, treatment and advice for sexually transmitted infections, as well as a wide range of contraceptive options including emergency contraception, contraceptive pills, implants and injections, intrauterine devices/systems (also known as coils
01225 826855


The Podiatry Team provides diagnosis and treatment of feet and lower limb problems for people who are registered with a GP in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES).

Mind Bath

We are a local and independent mental health charity, working at the heart of the community in Bath & North East Somerset. We are here to support you with your mental health and wellbeing and provide local, life-changing services for all to access. We offer both both 1:1 and group services across B&NES.
01225 316199

The Wellbeing College

The Wellbeing College has online and face to face courses, some are delivered directly by the Wellbeing College and some by our 3rd sector colleagues. We hope that you find something to inspire you to support your wellbeing.
0300 247 0050


Our Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services aim to help you manage a range of common mental health problems including anxiety, stress, depression and low mood. We match the difficulties you are experiencing with evidence-based treatments. We have three IAPT services offering talking therapies for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES), Swindon and the wider county of Wiltshire.
To book an appointment call 01225 675150


Self-referral web-based support for sleep problems.

Quit Smoking

Our Stop Smoking Service is a free confidential service offering support and advice to local smokers who either want to stop smoking or to cut down the amount they smoke. We can also offer support and advice to those wanting to switch to vaping( E cigs).
Call us on 0300 2470203 or the Wellbeing Hub on 0300 2470050


We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703

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.