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.

North West London Sexual Health and Contraception Services

Our services are free, friendly and confidential. We provide contraception, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infection (STI), HIV and blood-borne viruses.

Signposting women to self-refer for maternity care using the Mum & Baby app

The North West London LMS co-designed Mum & Baby, a digital maternity app, in collaboration with local women, their families and a range of specialists and services across the sector.

IAPT Primary Care Psychology Service – Harrow

Harrow Talking Therapies is a free, confidential NHS service which provides psychological treatment for depression and anxiety disorders.
020 8515 5015/5016

WDP – Harrow

WDP is a vibrant and innovative drug and alcohol charity committed to helping those who are affected by substance misuse. For over 25 years we have provided support to individuals, their families and the wider communities from centres across London, the North West, South East and East of England. We believe with the right support people can make long-lasting transformations in their lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration.
0300 303 2868

SHAPE UP – Harrow

Sign up for Free 12 week course.

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

The Expert Patient Programme

The Expert Patient Programme: A Chronic Disease Self-Management Course Living with a long-term health condition can be tough. Caring for someone with a health condition can sometimes mean you forget to care for yourself. Public Health Harrow want to support our residents who are facing these challenges. We run free, simple workshops where you will learn ways to help take back control, do the things that you want to do, build your confidence and motivation, better manage your heath.
0208 736 6923


The Seasonal Health Intervention Network (SHINE) is a fuel poverty referral network and free energy advice service for Londoners. SHINE London offers a dedicated helpline and affordable warmth interventions to ensure households get the help they need to reduce utility bills, tackle energy debt and ultimately stay well and warm.
0300 555 0195


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.