Due to COVID-19, the opening hours and access to these services may differ from what is noted here. Please contact the individual services for more information on the current hours and access.
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.
We provide care for you and your baby from the start of your pregnancy through the birth and beyond, offering support, advice and information to help you through this exciting time.
Yor Sexual Health
At Harrogate Sexual Health Centre we are currently offering a mixture of planned appointments and same day access slots. Please call the central booking line to discuss your requirements.
Welcome to the home of wellbeing and mental health for young people in North Yorkshire. We're here to help you find the right help and support for you, to help you stay well, whatever is going on in your life.
MSK Practitioner Service
The MSK Practitioner service is a new service for patients who are over the age of 16. Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy appointments are offered as an alternative to seeing your GP for a back, neck, muscle or trapped nerve pain. The specialist physiotherapist can assess, diagnose and offer advice and guidance on how to manage your symptoms.
Compass offers a confidential text messaging service to young people aged 11-18 across North Yorkshire. The service was named in conjunction with young people and is called BUZZ US. By texting the service on 07520 631168 you will be able to receive confidential advice, support and signposting from a wellbeing worker within one working day via text.
Do you suffer with repeated episodes of depression? Are you stressed by caring for, or parenting, someone with mental ill health?
We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. Neurolove.org is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703
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.