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.

My City Health

If you are ready to quit smoking for good, reduce the number of cigarettes you have each day, or keep your addictions at bay, there is lots of local support that can help you.

Sexual Health – Salford CCG

Lots of us will have problems with sex from time to time. There is no need to be embarassed – help and support is available.

Sexual Wellbeing

Good sexual health is important for overall health and wellbeing. Safer sex helps to reduce the risks of picking up or passing on sexually transmitted infections and from unwanted pregnancy. Lots of us will have problems with sex from time to time. Help and support is available.

GO2 Physio

You can access NHS physiotherapy without going to your GP first with go2physio. Physiotherapists are physical activity specialists working with you to enable you to manage your condition. They are expertly skilled to assess, diagnose, and manage patients with musculoskeletal conditions much in the same way as doctors.

Pregnancy and Early Childhood within Psychological Therapies

Both Manchester Psychological Therapies Service and Self Help Services recognise that pregnancy and early parenthood can be both an exciting and overwhelming time. Becoming a parent is a major life change, with role changes and a mixture of emotions.
0161 226 3871

Achieve Recovery Services

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is proud to be the lead provider of substance misuse treatment and recovery service in the boroughs of Bolton, Bury, Salford and Trafford.

Sexual Health

Salford’s Sexual Health service is currently operating from the Lance Burn Health Centre, Churchill Way, Salford but no walk-in services are available.
01204 390 771 or 0161 206 1099/1094

Self Help – Improving Mental Health

We are Self Help – a user-led mental health charity based in the North of England. We believe in people having a choice in mental health care. We offer a wide range of support, services and opportunities for people living with mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression, phobias and panic attacks.


Salford Carers Service has been supporting carers locally since 2001. We offer a comprehensive range of support, tailored to individual carer’s needs.
0800 952 1000

42nd Street

Currently we are only able to accept referrals from young people living in the Manchester, Salford, Trafford, Tameside and Glossop areas.
0161 228 7321

The Angel Centre

We all know losing weight is never easy, whether you are doing it because you just feel like shifting a few pounds for the summer or your doctor has told you “you need to”. We all want to find a way of losing dieting that is sustainable for us personally and feels good.
0161 710 1075


We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703

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.