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.

Community Links Practitioner

Phil Donnelly, our Community Links Practitioner based in the surgery. Phil will work one-to-one with you to help you address various issues, such as social issues that may affect your health. Phil can help you to find and access various activities, services or sources of support and advice around the local area or further afield. If you think you would benefit from meeting Phil just ask the GP, nurse or reception.
0141 427 4271

Heads Up – Mental Health Support

Heads Up provides advice, and information, on mental health conditions – about how you can support yourself or the people you care for, the services available for you and the range of interventions you may participate in.

Sandyford – Sexual health service for Greater Glasgow and Clyde area

Here you will find information primarily about Sandyford specialist sexual health services for Greater Glasgow and Clyde. There are links to NHS Inform and other organisations for information regarding sexual health topics. There is also patient information pre and post appointments.
0141 211 8130

Podiatry Service

Podiatry clinics are provided across four geographic areas of Greater Glasgow and Clyde, these include the North West, the North East, the South and Inverclyde and Renfrewshire.Call the Podiatry Appointment Hotline: Monday to Friday 8.00am – 8.00pm or Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm. Please note that Podiatry does not provide personal footcare.
0141 347 8909

MSK Physiotherapy Self Referral Form

If you live in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area, you can refer yourself to the MSK Physiotherapy service by completing the form. When you submit your form, a copy will be sent to the email address you provide. Musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy involves the assessment and treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, joints, nerves and other structures.

Scottish Welfare Fund

Is a discretionary scheme which provides two types of grants. Community Care Grants Crisis Grants Scottish Welfare Fund helps families and people in Scotland who are on low incomes.

Early Pregnancy Assessment Service (EPAS)

If you are pregnant and wish to continue the pregnancy please contact the Maternity services on: 0141 232 4005. If you have any concerns of a miscarriage, and have already referred yourself to the maternity service. Please phone, The Princess Royal Maternity for advice. If heavily bleeding please attend your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.
0141 211 5317

Midlock Street Community Garden

Our wonderful community garden is located between Midlock Street and Ibrox Street in Govan. The Garden provided the ideal opportunity for people to enjoy a bit of gardening or simply enjoying the outdoor space.
Call Katie: 07810540379

Festival Park Health Walk

Why not join us for a health walk. We meet every Thursday at 11:30am outside Ibrox Library. Call or email Kamila.
0141 427 2504

Togetherall – 16 to 24 years of age

Free mental health support for your community in Scotland Available via participating Scottish councils, Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.

South Community Recovery Network

South Community Recovery Network (SCRN) recognises that a person's lived experience is their best asset and we welcome anybody who has an interest in recovery. SCRN is a partnership of peer-led, person-centred recovery initiatives, drop-ins and support groups throughout the south sector of Glasgow.
0141 429 8181

Money Matters

Money Matters has a wealth of knowledge and has been operating a successful advice centre since 1990. Money Matters has adopted a holistic approach to dealing with advice issues. Our Welfare Rights service includes representation at Social Security and Disability appeal hearings. We are pro-active at providing in-work benefits advice such as Tax Credit, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit.
0141 445 5221

The Spark Counselling Glasgow

Most of the time we can work through the ups and downs of life with the help and support of family and friends. Sometimes that support is not enough and at The Spark Counselling Glasgow, we are here to help you when that happens.
0808 802 2088

Help for Carers

What is a carer? A carer is a person who looks after a partner, relative or friend who cannot manage without help because of an illness (including mental illness), addiction, frailty or disability. They may or may not live together.
0141 353 6504

Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries

Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries - Cancer support and information for you. If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, we're here to help. We offer a free and confidential service. Providing emotional, practical and financial support to anyone who is affected by cancer. So whatever cancer throws your way, we're here for you.
0141 287 2903

Living life to the full

Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resilience. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more. Our courses are free for individuals using them in their own lives.

Solihull Online Courses for parents/carers

The Scottish Government has negotiated access to Solihull Online. These are courses which help nurture a a caring and supportive relationship by carers and help understanding of the stages of a child's development from pregnancy through to 19 years through interactive activities. Courses available are; Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby, understanding your baby, understanding your child. understanding your teenager's brain. To access these for for FREE use the code TARTAN.

Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Act 2021

This new Act establishes a legal framework for consistent access to “self-referral” where a victim (over 16 years of age) can access healthcare and request a Forensic Medical Examination (FME) without first having to make a report to the police. In addition, and as part of a person centred approach, individuals will be able to request the sex of their examiner involved in their care.
0800 148 88 88


Self-referral web-based support for sleep problems.

SilverCloud – Self Referral

SilverCloud – interactive computer programme accessible without a referral for these packages: · Managing Stress · Managing Sleep · Developing Resilience · Managing During Covid-19 You will be asked to set up an account by creating a username and password. You will also be asked to enter a pin which is Scotland2020.

Musculoskeletal (MSK) Services

This service can help by: finding out if you need to see a doctor, providing key information and advice to help with your problem, referring you to a physiotherapist or podiatrist if you need it.

Breathing Space – Open up when you are feeling down

Breathing Space is Scotland's mental health phone and Webchat service responding to people who are experiencing distress in their lives. It is an integral part of NHS 24's suite of mental health support services.
0800 83 85 87

Penumbra – Mental Health

We work to improve mental health and wellbeing across Scotland and offer services and support throughout the country, administered by Area Offices. We believe and statistics show that people can and do recover from significant mental health problems. Penumbra supports people to live fulfilling and contributing lives. By following our person centred model of HOPE. For us hope is a vital part of recovery and supporting people to have and hold hope for the future is a key part of our work.

Scotland’s Financial Health Service

Working together with various stakeholders from the financial advice and support sector, the Scottish Government has developed this website to provide a one stop shop for those who have money problems or are seeking general help with their financial worries. We are an impartial website and do not provide advice directly but our aim is to signpost those in need to the most appropriate area of support, ranging from debt solutions, borrowing, managing your money or general welfare concerns.

Care equipment and adapting your home

If you’re elderly, disabled or have a long term health condition and want help to live safely and independently in your home, using equipment, technology or making adaptations to your home may be a good option for you. This could include: getting equipment, like shower rails, adapting your home by installing a ramp or widening the doors, using everyday technology like computers or tablets to keep in touch with friends and family, or do your shopping online. Care Information Scotland can advise
0800 011 3200

Arranging or changing your DRS (Diabetic retinopathy screening) appointment

Most health boards have a diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS) service that can arrange appointments and answer any questions or problems you might have. When you receive your DRS invitation letter you might need to contact your local service to arrange a time to have the test. You can also ask for a new appointment if you fail to, or can no longer, attend your appointment.

Book your Midwife appointment online

Your first main appointment is your booking appointment (booking visit) with your midwife normally between 8 and 12 weeks of pregnancy. If you've just found out that you're pregnant, get the best start for you and your baby by making an appointment with a midwife Most Health Boards in Scotland allow patients to book directly without seeing your Doctor, if your Health Board area is not shown, then contact the Practice for further advice.

Request transport to your Healthcare Appointment

Patient Transport Service provides ambulances to patients who need support to reach their healthcare appointment, or for their admission to and discharge from hospital, due to their medical/clinical needs.
0300 123 1236

My Diabetes My Way

The NHS Scotland interactive diabetes website to help support people who have diabetes and their family and friends. You'll find leaflets, videos, educational tools and games containing information about diabetes. You can now also use this website to view your own up-to-date diabetes clinic results, to help you manage your condition more effectively.