Patient Notice

Due to the ongoing pandemic we are experiencing an increased demand on appointments and clinicians time;

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Self Referral

COVID-19
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.

Blackpool and Lancashire – Sexual Health Services

Our team of doctors and nurses provide Sexual Health Services across Blackpool and Lancashire. They deal with a variety of sexual health related conditions, providing testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STI’s), including HIV, in line with national guidelines.
0300 1234 154

Mindsmatter

Self-referral is for everyone aged 16 or over and registered with a GP covered by Mindsmatter. Mindsmatter is not an emergency service, if you are in mental health distress and need urgent help you can call our crisis line on 0800 953 0110 or Samaritans on 116 123 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. .

Physiotherapy

We have an inhouse physiotherapist who provides sessions within surgery please contact reception to arrange a consultation with the physiotherapist.

Maternity Care

Our community midwifery teams offer a full range of antenatal services, parent education, aquanatal, birthing at home and postnatal care. As soon as you find out you’re pregnant, you can refer yourself directly to us by telephoning 01695 656924. There’s no need to see your GP. If you haven’t already, now is the time to start taking your folic acid (400mcgs a day).
01695 656668

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.