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.

Foot Health

We provide a wide range of foot health services at University Hospital Lewisham and in the community. This includes assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education and advice on disease and deformities related to the foot and lower limb.

Community Connections Lewisham

We’re here to connect you to your local community and services that can help with health and wellbeing – bringing Lewisham to you.
020 8314 3244

Sexual health – Lewisham and Greenwich

We provide free and confidential sexual health services across four sites in the boroughs of Lewisham and Greenwich.

Your sexual health

Four clinics across the borough provide contraception, reproductive and sexual health services for men and women of all ages, including young people under 16.

First Contact Physiotherapy

This surgery now offers a faster way for patients over the age of 12 to book and see a Physiotherapist

Lewisham Talking Therapies

If you’re feeling low, anxious or stressed, you’ve come to the right place for help. Lewisham Talking Therapies is a free and confidential NHS service that is part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) program.
020 3228 1350

Maternity Services – King’s College Hospital

Throughout your pregnancy, your maternity team will do all they can to provide you with information, guidance and support. You can also stay up-to-date with the BadgerNet Maternity Notes Portal, which is available to all women who have registered with King’s to have their baby.

Smokefree Lewisham

Are you looking to stop smoking? The Lewisham NHS Stop Smoking Service website can help you find out everything you need to know on how we cn help you to stop smoking.

Maternity Services – Lewisham and Greenwich Trust

Welcome to our maternity unit at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. We are a multi award winning maternity service and we are very proud of our services. We are absolutely committed to providing high quality maternity care for women and their partners during their pregnancy, labour and after the birth of their baby.


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

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.