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.

Oxfordshire Sexual Health Service

At Oxfordshire Sexual Health Service (OSHS), we provide free sexual health screening (tests), treatment, contraception and advice. We also provide care and treatment for people living with HIV. Remember, most infections ARE curable, don’t delay getting tested.
01865 231231 (9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday)

CAMHS (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service) South Oxfordshire

Our aim is to make sure than no one goes without the support they need. In Oxfordshire we provide a wide range of mental health services for children and young people (CAMHS) and community services. If you need our services, you can request help via our self-referral form, or you can call us.
01865 902515

Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU)

The Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU) is a community service which cares for women who are in the early stages of pregnancy and experiencing pain, bleeding or other problems relating to their pregnancy. If heavily bleeding please attend your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.
01865 221142

The Abingdon Bridge

A wellbeing charity that supports young people aged 13-25. If you feel anxious, sad, confused, or just not right, let us know - we are here to support you! TAB provides support to those between 13 to 25 years of age. All our guidance and emotional support is free and confidential.
Call us (Monday to Friday) between 10:00 - 18:00 on 01235 522 375

Relate

We’re the UK's largest provider of relationship support, and last year we helped over two million people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities to strengthen their relationships. Find out more about what we do and how we can help you here.
0300 100 1234

Talking Space Plus

We offer a range of FREE talking therapies to over 14,000 people a year across Oxfordshire. We are part of the NHS and offer services to patients registered with an Oxfordshire GP. Most adults refer themselves, but if you are aged between 16-18 you will need to be referred to us by Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).
01865 901 222

The Anxiety Coach

Looking for anxiety help? Here is help that’s practical and powerful. It's the highlights of what I learned from my patients in 30 years working as a psychologist to help people overcome fears and phobias. And it's free. Come get some!

Relate

We’re the UK's largest provider of relationship support, and last year we helped over two million people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities to strengthen their relationships. Find out more about what we do and how we can help you here.
0300 100 1234

Oxford Parent-Infant Project

Offering intensive therapeutic help to parents and babies in the first two years.
01865 778034

Oxon and Bucks NHS Audiology Service

Free NHS Hearing Aids.Free NHS Hearing Tests. Appointments within 7 Days. No GP referral required! Call us directly.
01865 507280

Keystone Mental Health and Wellbeing hubs

A Peer Support Worker will be on hand to offer advice and support to people walking into the hub. Speak to your GP surgery to request a referral to the Keystone Mental Health & Wellbeing Hub Banbury. Alternatively you can call in 10am to 2pm Monday to Friday, email or phone to find out more about how we can help.
01865 904 872

Riverside Counselling Service

Considering counselling can be a daunting prospect. Is it the right thing for me? How can I find someone I trust? How can it possibly help? We’re here to listen to you, to give you the time and space to talk through your problems in a confidential and non-judgemental way. We are a charity providing affordable counselling and psychotherapy to adults and young people from the age of 12.Riverside offers face-to-face, phone and video counselling.

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

Sleepio

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.