eConsult

Fill out a simple online form to get advice and treatment by the end of the next working day.

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.

YorSexual Health

If you're looking for information about sexual health and contraception services in York and North Yorkshire, you've come to the right place. We offer confidential, free and friendly services that are available to everyone.

Crisis line (North Yorkshire) 

Crisis line (North Yorkshire). The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for anyone, any age, living in North Yorkshire. Callers are diverted to local crisis teams by following a series of options.
0800 0516 171

North Yorkshire Connect

The community directory has information for adults, children, families, young people, parents, carers and professionals working with them. In general, organisations listed in North Yorkshire connect are non-profit community service groups, government agencies, or clubs and organisations. We will not include information about commercial organisations or individuals.

Musculoskeletal Practitioner Service

The MSK Practitioner service is a new service, where Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is 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. Our MSK Practitioners are experienced specialist physiotherapist who also work at Harrogate District Hospital. They can also refer you to the hospital for further investigations.

0-5 Children’s Service (Health Visiting)- North Yorkshire

The role of the Growing Health North Yorkshire Health Visiting Service in North Yorkshire is to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of children under five and their families.

IAPT North Yorkshire

To make sure that the IAPT service is right for you, you will need to complete a self-referral form. You can self-refer or via your GP. Assessments are undertaken over the phone, although alternative arrangements can be made if required. At the end of the assessment, we will discuss what help is available within the service.

Maternity Services – Harrogate

If you are pregnant and are considering giving birth at Harrogate, please get in touch as soon as possible so that we can start planning your care together. The best way to do this is to complete our self-referral form by clicking the website link below.
Community Midwifery Office -01423 553051 (9am to 5pm Mon to Fri)

NDPP (NHS diabetic prevention Programme)

If your GP has sent you a letter or text which confirms that you are at risk of Type 2 diabetes, you are able to register for the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. To be able to register online you will need the following information found in your letter.
0333 577 3010

Fit4Life project

Fit4Life is a 12 week weight management programme that aims to promote healthy eating and physical activity to achieve healthy weight loss. We will support and motivate participants to change their lifestyles to improve their health. The programmes are run by qualified health and exercise experts to ensure the course can be tailored to you.
01423 556106

Stopping smoking

Stopping smoking is the single most important thing you can do to improve your health and wellbeing. When you quit smoking, it reduces your risk of illness, disability or death caused by cancer, heart or lung disease. It will protect the health of the people around you by reducing their exposure to secondhand smoke. It will also save you money - the average smoker saves £150 a month or more when they quit.
01609 797272

Just ‘B

Our Hear to Help helpline is for anyone in the Harrogate District, Hambleton or Richmondshire needing a safe, confidential place to talk about emotional wellbeing issues such as grief, low mood anxiety etc.
01423 856 799

Primary Eyecare

The Urgent Eyecare Service (UES) provides urgent assessment, treatment or referral for sudden onset eye problems such as flashes, floaters, vision loss or minor eye injuries.
Call 0300 303 4922 to be assessed by the Primary Eyecare Team Monday- Saturday 09:00-17:00.

Harrogate and Rural District Children’s Speech and Language Therapy

Our Speech and Language Therapy service for children who have a GP in Harrogate, Knaresborough or Ripon.
01423 885959

Living Well in North Yorkshire

Living Well aims to improve the health, wellbeing and independence of adults. Our coordinators work with individuals and their carers who are isolated, vulnerable, bereaved, lacking confidence, or perhaps on the borderline of needing health and social care services.
01609 780 780

North Yorkshire Horizons

North Yorkshire Horizons is a drug and alcohol recovery service provided, on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council. More and more people are now able to see us face to face, where we agree it’s safe to do so. We’re also offering phone and online appointments.
01723 330730

The Go-To

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.
03000 110 110

Better Health – Wellbeing

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support. You can also find simple ways to lift your mood with Every Mind Matters.

Carers’ Resource

Carers’ Resource exists to support unpaid carers. We provide information, advice and support to carers, to the people they care for and to professionals who work with them. Carers’ Resource is an independent, award-winning Yorkshire charity which is open to everyone and offers emotional and practical help to enable them to cope.
Harrogate office: 01423 500555

Dementia Forward

Dementia Forward is the leading dementia charity for York and North Yorkshire. We provide support, advice and information to anybody affected by dementia across the county, and have developed a comprehensive range of services; all with people living with dementia at their heart.
Local Helpline: 03300 578592

Qwell

Free, safe and anonymous mental wellbeing support for adults across the UK.

NHS My Planned Care

With the pandemic inevitably impacting on the amount of routine and elective procedures hospitals could perform and patients now coming forward, the number of patients on the waiting lists has increased to around six million nationally. The site helps you to prepare for your appointment/operation, including how to make a plan for your care and treatment alongside your healthcare professional.

Young Carers

The Young Carers team at Carers’ Resource exists to support young carers in the Bradford, Harrogate, Selby and Craven districts of Yorkshire. A young carer is someone aged 18 or under who helps look after a relative who has a condition, such as a disability, illness, mental health condition, or who misuse drugs or alcohol. Most young carers look after one of their parents or care for a brother or sister.

North Yorkshire Breast Screening Service

The Trust Breast Imaging Unit provides the base site for the North Yorkshire Breast Screening Service which covers the region, It is also the centre for the provision of a comprehensive symptomatic breast service to the population of York, providing one stop and follow up services, as well as some outreach clinics at Scarborough Hospital. All women aged 50 up to their 71st birthday are invited for breast screening every 3 years.
01904 725591

Bowel cancer screening

NHS bowel cancer screening checks if you could have bowel cancer. It's available to everyone aged 60 to 74 years.
0800 707 60 60

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (also known as AAA and Triple A)

AAAs are more common in men aged 65 and over and NHS screening for this condition is available free of charge for all men registered with a GP in England. If you are older than 65 years and have not been screened please contact us directly on 01482 675507 for information on how to request this test.
01482 675507

Citizens Advice Harrogate

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice, and campaign on big issues affecting people’s lives. Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problems they face.
FREE Advice-line service on 0808 278 7900

Request involvement from adult social care

Try our care and support short assessment. It provides advice and guidance to help you make informed choices about how you might wish to meet your care and support needs. It also provides a recommendation as to whether a full assessment of your needs might be helpful to you and allows you to send your information on to us.
If you are unable to complete the form Tel: 01609 780780

Harrogate District Foodbank

We know that anyone can reach crisis point and we're here to help when that happens.

Sleepio

Self-referral web-based support for sleep problems.

BPAS North Yorkshire and York

BPAS supports thousands of women with abortion treatment every year. BPAS is the UK's leading abortion care charity - specialists in safe, confidential, high-quality abortion treatment for more than 50 years. 97% of the women we see have their abortion treatment paid for by the NHS (or other government departments) and we can discuss whether this applies to you when you call.
03457 30 40 30

NeuroLove

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.