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.
Congratulations on your pregnancy! If you have a positive pregnancy test and wish to have your baby under the care of Basildon Hospital Maternity Services, you can contact us directly by completing the antenatal self-referral form without the need to see your GP first.
The online portal for mental health services in Hertfordshire and West, Mid and North East Essex. “According to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (2009), it is estimated that one in four people in the UK experience mental health problems such as depression, stress and anxiety, in a given year”.
Mental Health Services
One in four people in the UK experience a mental health problem at some point that affects their daily life, relationships or physical health. Mental health problems can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, gender or social background. Without care and treatment, mental health problems can have a serious effect on an individual and those around them.
Thurrock Sexual Health Service
We provide a free, confidential, non-judgemental service available to the people of Thurrock regardless of sex, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation.
0300 303 9970
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.