Learn more about the local organisations that take self-referrals  

Addiction (Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling) 

Turning Point 

Turning Point offers a range of services depending on what you need, from detox and residential rehab to supported living and aftercare support. Click below to see more information. You can also read about our range of services in the Guide to Services leaflet. 

0207 437 3523  

Eye Care 

Primary Eye Care 

Primary Eyecare provides NHS funded eyecare services across large parts of England. The services are available from the majority of local opticians, from the smallest independent practice to the largest national chains. 

The provide both urgent and routine services for the assessment, treatment and referral of: 

  • Red eye or eyelids 
  • Dry, gritty or uncomfortable eyes 
  • Eye irritation and inflammation 
  • A lot of recent discharge from the eye or watery eye 
  • Recently occurring flashes or floaters 
  • Painful eye 
  • Ingrowing lashes 
  • Recent and sudden loss of vision 
  • Foreign body in the eye 

Local opticians that provide these treatments, include: 

–      Specsavers Opticians 

       1 Cathedral Walk, Cardinal Place, Victoria, London SW1E 5JH 

       Tel: 020 7976 4250 

–      The Optical Studio 

       4 Warwick Way, London SW1V 1RU 

       Tel: 020 7834 7296 

–      Boots Opticians 

       145-147 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 1PQ 

       Tel: 02075893296 

For eye problems, visiting the optician is often better than coming to the GP as they are experts in eye care and treatment and have the necessary equipment to be able to assess and treat you. For details on how to book in please visit their website below 

Contraception and Sexual Health 

Sexual Health London  

Sexual Health London provides free confidential advice on sexual health and contraception, including the following service: 

  • Home testing kits for STIs 
  • Regular and emergency contraception 
  • Advice and guidance on PEP and PrEP 
  • Advice and guidance on drugs, alcohol and sexual/domestic violence 
  • Advice on local clinic locations 

For coil fitting or removals you can attend your local NHS sexual health clinic or we can refer you at the practice. You will need to complete this questionnaire and email it to the practice. You may need to have a telephone or face to face appointment with the GP or nurse before the referral can be approved.

Dean Street, Soho 

Dean Street offers free confidential advice, condoms, contraception, emergency contraception, STD and HIV testing. Appointments can be made online or by calling 020 3315 6699. 

Opening times 

Monday: 8am – 7pm 

Tuesday: 8am – 7pm 

Wednesday: 12 – 7pm 

Thursday: 8am – 7pm 

Friday: 9am – 4pm 

Saturday: 11am – 4pm 

Sunday: closed  

John Hunter Clinic, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital  

The John Hunter clinic offers free confidential advice, condoms, contraception, emergency contraception, STD and HIV testing. Appointments can be made Online or by calling 020 3315 4040 

Opening Times  

Clinic opening hours for face-to-face appointments are: 

Mon: 9am–4pm 

Tue: 9am–7pm 

Wed: 12:30–7pm 

Thu: 9am–7pm 

Fri: 9am–4 pm 

They also have and advice line for Monkey Pox 

For advice on Monkeypox please see link to below resources or call the London helpline: 0333 2423 672 (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat/Sun 9am-1pm) 


Chelsea and Westminster Hospital 

Our maternity team includes consultant obstetricians, paediatricians, midwives, obstetric nurses and healthcare assistants and several clerical staff, all of whom endeavour to work together to create a positive experience for all women who choose to deliver with us. 

Self refer online or call 020 3315 8381  

St Mary’s Hospital 

Our maternity and obstetrics service provides care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period, usually through about 10 days after birth. 

It is important to start your antenatal care early in your pregnancy, as soon as you find out you are pregnant. Use our online self-referral form to quickly refer to our maternity service. 

020 3312 6135  

University College Hospital 

Antenatal care is the right care you get from health professionals during your pregnancy. You will be offered appointments with a midwife, or sometimes a doctor who specialises in pregnancy and birth. You should start your antenatal care as soon as possible once you know you are pregnant. Women can refer themselves to our service by completing a self-referral form. 

020 3447 9400 or 

Musculoskeletal Problems 


This is a service that can deal with all your musculoskeletal problems. You can see a physiotherapist who can go on and organise all appropriate test and scans with specialist follow up if need be. This is the exact service that a GP will refer you to. You can refer yourself to the service. 

Physical Disability 

Keen London 

KEEN London is the only charity in London providing one-to-one support at free sports and activity sessions for children with additional needs or disabilities. We believe no child should miss out on the benefits of sports and physical activity. With the support of our amazing volunteers, our weekly sessions give our athletes the chance to play games, make friends and, most importantly, have fun! 

Stepping on Out 

Our aim is to enable people with disabilities to gain independence away from a college or day care environment. We make our own greetings cards, bookmarks and other goods which we sell at various venues in the Borough to raise funds for our business. 

Mental Health

Tavistock Relationships 

Our experienced counsellors and psychotherapists offer a range of services to help you through any difficulties you are experiencing. 

Consultation appointments are available Monday at either the Warren Street or Liverpool Street Centres. A few consultation appointments are also offered in the evenings and on Saturdays at Warren Street Centre. 

0207 380 1960 

Talking Therapies

If you need support with anxiety or depression, you can self-refer to Talking Therapies.

Contact: 030 3333 0000 or

Termination of Pregnancy 

NUPAS (National Unplanned Pregnancy Advisory Service) 

We provide a safe and trusted service to ensure informed choices around pregnancy, contraception and sexual health can be made. 

0333 004 6666 

BPAS (British Pregnancy Advisory Service) 

We provide support and care for women seeking legal abortion. We deliver contraceptive advice and care, including vasectomy and emergency contraception in collaboration with existing NHS services. 

03457 30 40 30 or 

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital 

If you have become pregnant and you want to consider stopping the pregnancy please contact the service. 

020 3315 8381 

Marie Stopes 

We provide NHS-funded and self-funded abortion and vasectomy care through our network of local clinics all over England. 

0345 300 8090

Weight Management for Children 

It can be difficult to manage a child’s weight. Please contact this service for help with diet and increasing physical activity. 

0203 795 9346