Most referrals need to come from a GP but there are several clinics you are able to self-refer to. This means you do not need to see your GP first before getting help.
Millions of people have used SmokeFree to help them stop smoking. You can choose from an app, Quick Kit, email, SMS or face-to-face guidance. If you would like help to stop smoking you can self refer by clicking here.
There are several clinics around Nottingham, there is a clinic held at Arnold Health Centre on a Monday (9:30 - 12:30) and Wednesday (2:00-7:00).
Please call 0800 246 5343 for an appointment.
If you would like help to lose or manage your weight you can self refer to ChangePoint. ChangePoint are dedicated to supporting and assisting adults, young people and children who would like to increase their physical activity levels and learn how to eat a healthy, balanced diet. They are also able to see pregnant women. For their leaflet click here.
If you are interested you can get more information over the phone or by email:
Telephone: 0845 023 0341
British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS)
If you are pregnant and are considering abortion, you are not alone. BPAS provide counselling and abortion treatment to thousands of women with unplanned pregnancy every year. They will be able to discuss your options with you and give you the opportunity to decide what is right for you.
Please call 03457 30 40 30 to book an appointment.
Bereavement - CRUSE
The Cruse Bereavement Care Freephone National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement.
Their volunteers are there to help you talk things through. They can also help you find your local Cruse service, or signpost you to other services and useful sources of information.
The helpline is open Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when they're open until 8pm
The number is 0808 808 1677
Have you just found out that you're pregnant?
Congratulations! Please call 0115 883 1862 to self-refer to the midwife.
You will be given an appointment with the midwife between 8-12 weeks from the first day of your last period.
You should take Folic Acid before you are pregnant and every day until you are 12 weeks pregnant. You should take Vitamin D each day throughout your pregnancy.
If you are over 18 you can self-refer to Let's Talk Wellbeing and Insight Healthcare. They offer counselling and various therapies to help with anxiety, depression, sleep problems, coping with long term health conditions and more.
There are three ways you can self-refer to Let's Talk Wellbeing; either over the phone, online or through the post.
Please click here to direct you to their website and online referral form.
You can call on: 0115 956 0888
You can also print off a referral form here and send it in the post to:
Let's Talk Wellbeing, 600 The Wells Road, Nottingham, NG3 3AA
There are two ways to refer to Insight Healthcare; either over the phone or online.
Please click here to direct you to their website and online referral form
You can call on: 0300 555 5582