A Focus on Self-Referrals

Did you know you can directly access many health and social care services, including many NHS services, without a GP or nurse referral? We give three examples of self-referrals and then show how you can find many more.

Three simple examples for local NHS services are included below:

Therapy for depression and anxiety, and more (Adults)
NHS Buckinghamshire Talking Therapies offer a range of free, tried and tested NHS psychological therapies for anyone aged 18 and over that help with any of the following : low mood, anxiety, worry, stress long term health conditions and employment support. You can self-refer: Contact us – NHS Buckinghamshire Talking Therapies

Hearing loss (aged 55 and over)
You can self-refer to the Buckinghamshire Age Related Hearing Loss Service if you are aged 55 or over and experiencing hearing difficulties. You can self-refer by completing a simple 2 page form and contacting your provider of choice using the contact details included in the form. Clinic locations are included in the form so you can chose a place close to you. Download the form: Age-Related-Hearing-Loss-Audiology-Self-Referral-Form-Ox-FINAL

Sexual Health
You can self-refer to NHS sexual health services in Buckinghamshire under: Buckinghamshire Sexual Health and Wellbeing

Find over 50 popular self-referrals for all ages on our practice website

Some common self-referrals for all ages, can be found under “Outside practice self-referrals” on our practice website page:

Access over 500 self-referrals both locally and nationally on Bucks Health Hub

On Bucks Health Hub most pages are split into local and national self-referrals. The range of services include local NHS services and well respected local organisations. To find a self-referral service on Bucks Health Hub either use the search facility or review the main menu for the topic you are interested in:

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