Self-Referral Opportunities

Updated 19/11/2021

 

Do you want help or advice?

See below for self-referral opportunities

 

Sexual Health Services

Within the Waldron Health Centre, in Suite 8, 2nd floor, in the same building as our practice, Sexual Health Services are available. They provide a free and confidential service.

Due to COVID-19, you must call them on 020 3049 3500  to be triaged first, before they offer you an appointment at one of their centres, for up-to-date information and other local Lewisham Sexual Health Service can be found here.

If you have no symptoms and would like a sexual health screening, you can register with Sexual Health London and order a free test kit online that will be delivered discreetly to your home. 

Further Information for young people and sexual health in Lewisham can be found here

Note:

Here at Amersham Vale Practice, we can provide you with free condoms and lube, please ask at your next consultation or speak to a receptionist.

We also encourage free HIV, Hep B and Hep C testing - simply ask us for a blood test form at your next contact with us.

 

Self-referral for local Mental Health IAPT Services

If you think you may need some psychological support you can complete an eConsult or call us on 020 3474 6730 and book a telephone appointment with a doctor.

or, you can self-refer to the free and confidential IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) services by completing a self-referral form or emailing slm-tr.IAPTLewisham@nhs.net to request a referral form, or via the ASKNHS app

NOTE: these options are not for emergencies, if you are in crisis and need help, please call 999 or call Samaritans on 116 123 for free 24:7

 

First Contact Physio

Download the ASKFIRST app and book a free telephone appointment with a Physiotherapist, who will triage your condition, and prove you will safe advice

This service is to treat muscle, bone or joint problems. For example, back pain or arthritis.

 

Other Useful Services

Click here for further advice on Stop Smoking Services, and Be Active Schemes

Are you part of the LGBTQ+ community? See our dedicated page for you here for other self-help/referral opportunities