Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and it’s our chance to put ovarian cancer in the spotlight. Find out how you can get involved and make a difference! Two thirds of women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer too late when the cancer is harder to treat. Every day in the UK, 11 women die. We

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Self Referral

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.

Sexual Health

Good sexual health is important for overall health and wellbeing. Safer sex helps to reduce the risks of picking up or passing on sexually transmitted infections and from unwanted pregnancy. Lots of us will have problems with sex from time to time. There is no need to be embarrassed - help and support is available.
0161 206 1099

Pregnant: Worried or need advice?

Saint Mary’s Hospital provides full maternity care for women including pre-conceptual counselling, antenatal care, delivery and postnatal care. This care is provided by obstetricians (doctors who specialise in the care of pregnant women) and midwives with areas of expertise in a particular field.
0161 470 6895

Achieve Salford Recovery Services

Achieve Salford Recovery Services brings together people from a range of organisations, backgrounds and experience to deliver confidential services, opportunities, treatments and therapies for people seeking help in tackling their own drug use, or that of a loved one aged 25 and over. At Achieve we value people with lived experience of their own recovery or as a carer and these play a central role in our services along side professionally qualified staff from clinical and therapeutic backgrounds
0161 358 1530

Supporting your recovery – Northern Gambling Service

The NHS Northern Gambling Service (also known as the Northern Gambling Clinic) provides specialist addiction therapy and recovery to people affected by gambling addiction, as well as those with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and suicidal feelings. We also provide help to people close to those with gambling addiction, such as family, partners, and carers.

Primary Eyecare

Primary Eyecare provides NHS funded eyecare services across large parts of England. The services are available from the majority of local opticians (also known as optometrists), from the smallest independent practice to the largest national chains.

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

Sleepio

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.