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.

Umbrella – Sexual Health Services

We’re Umbrella. We provide free, accessible and confidential sexual health services in Birmingham and Solihull, including all types of contraception, and STI testing and treatment.Our service is non-judgmental and for people of all ages, genders and orientations. Everyone is welcome, and you don’t need to see a GP first.Umbrella services are delivered by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with other organisations and providers across the region.
0121 237 5700

Birmingham Healthy Minds

Please only complete this form if you have a Birmingham based GP. Please do not complete this form on behalf of someone else. You can refer yourself to this service without a referral from your GP.
0121 301 2525

Self-refer your pregnancy to BSOL LMNS – BUMP

BSOL LMNS - BUMP is an NHS service providing a single point of access for all maternity referrals in the the Birmingham and Solihull area. The aim is to make sure you have access to the right care from day one. BSOL LMNS - BUMP will triage your referral based on the information you provide and the hospital will contact you to start your antenatal care. In the meantime if you are worried about your pregnancy, please tell your GP straight away.

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

Forward Thinking Birmingham

The city's mental health partnership, for 0-25 year olds.Our new, modern mental health service offers support, care and treatment for all 0-25s through one organisation, making it easier for you to access the right support at the right time.
0300 300 0099

Drug and Alcohol Service – Birmingham

We offer support, advice and information if you are having problems with drinking or drugs. We can help you regain control of your life and reach your goals. We will empower you to create a happier, healthier life.
0121 227 5890

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy self referral is a system which allows you to refer yourself to a physiotherapist without having to see a doctor first. If, for whatever reason, you no longer require an appointment then please telephone the department and leave a message.
0121 685 4120

Adult Social CAre

Contacting us about adult social care services and support. You can contact us online.

Sleepio

Self-referral web-based support for sleep problems.

NeuroLove

We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. Neurolove.org 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.