Local Services Available to You

Local Services

There are some local services that you can refer yourself to directly, without needing to see a member of our Clinical Team.

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We have a Social Prescriber working alongside the Practice, whose role involves helping to connect people with voluntary sector activities, support groups and community resources, to promote health, well-being and independence.

Your GP may refer you to the Social Prescriber if they feel it will benefit you.

Please contact us if you wish to discuss. 


Bladder and Bowel (Continence Service)

(Available to patients aged 18+) The Bladder and Bowel Service offer treatment and help with any continence issues you may be experiencing. They are also able to provide you with pads if required.

Visit their website for more information: https://www.solent.nhs.uk/our-services/services-listings/community-bladder-and-bowel-service-southampton/

Telephone number to call to self-refer: 0300 123 3795


BPAS (British Pregnancy Advisory Service)

BPAS are a pregnancy advice and abortion care service, providing support and counselling. They can help you with any questions you may have. Their website also contains lots of helpful information.

Website: https://www.bpas.org

Telephone Contact: 03457 304030


Antenatal Care (Midwife)

If you are more than six weeks pregnant, self-refer to the Maternity Service using their online form. If you have any queries or would prefer not to complete the form, you can contact the triage midwives by telephone. 

Website: https://www.uhs.nhs.uk/departments/maternity-services/maternity-self-referral-form

Telephone Contact: 023 8120 8513 or 023 8120 4871


Local Autism Support

Southampton City Council have worked with Autism Hampshire and local people to create a local autism support service, containing lots of information and support services available for people of all ages with autism, as well as their families.

Website: https://www.southampton.gov.uk/health-social-care/adults/impairments-and-disabilities/local-autism-support/

Autism Hampshire: https://www.autismhampshire.org.uk/ 


Change Grow Live (Southampton Drug and Alcohol Support Service)

The Drug and Alcohol Service offer ongoing support and treatment for any drug and/or alcohol difficulties you may be experiencing. 

Website: https://www.changegrowlive.org/drug-alcohol-service-southampton/info 

Telephone: 02380 717171

Email: southampton@cgl.org.uk


Diabetes Prevention Service

For patients at a high risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes, you can self-refer using the online 'Know your risk' tool. 

Website: https://www.stopdiabetes.co.uk/


No Limits

(Available to patients under the age of 26)

No Limits offer free and confidential information, advice, counselling, advocacy and support to children and young people. They can offer you support on a wide range of issues, including (but not limited to): housing, homelessness, debt, employment, relationships, sexual health, mental health, substance misuse. Some services offered by No Limits do require a GP referral, but they will let you know if this is the case. If a referral is required, this can be requested by completing an e-Consultation through our website. Please provide plenty of information for the GP and please note that you may be asked to arrange an appointment. 

Website: https://nolimitshelp.org.uk/

Contact Number: 023 8022 4224

Email: enquiries@nolimitshelp.org.uk


NHS Better Health – Lose Weight

Tools and information, including a free NHS 12-week weight loss app – available to everyone.

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/better-health/lose-weight/


Solent MIND

Solent Mind offer advice and support for your mental health, as well as providing practical services you can engage with. Their website also has lots of useful resources.

Website: https://www.solentmind.org.uk

For general, administrative queries, call: 023 8202 7810

Support Line, to speak to a trained mental health advisor (if you are feeling low, anxious, or need someone to talk to): 023 8017 9049


Southampton City Council Social Care

Southampton City Council provide a wide variety of services, guidance and information, including: help with care at home, respite care, advice and details of services available for people living with impairments, special needs and disabilities, support and input with safeguarding concerns, and occupational therapy support, etc. Please visit their website for further information.

Website: https://www.southampton.gov.uk/health-social-care/adults/

Telephone: 023 8083 3003


Southampton Steps to Wellbeing

Steps to Wellbeing provide mental health support through psychological talking therapies. Some examples of support offered includes; counselling, CBT, guided self-help, online courses, one to one support, and group courses. 

(Available to patients aged 18+)

Website: https://www.steps2wellbeing.co.uk (you can self-refer through their website)

Telephone number to call to self-refer: 0800 612 7000