In some circumstances it is possible for you to self-refer to a free service without needing to see your GP first.
Integrated Therapy Partnership provides NHS musculoskeletal services to people living in Norwich and South Norfolk. It is a collaborative service run by Norfolk Community Health and Care, AHP Suffolk and Global Diagnostics.
The physiotherapy service is GP directed and is available to self-refer online by visiting http://ahpsuffolk.co.uk/Home/SelfReferral/SelfReferral.aspx or by telephoning 0333 433 966.
Termination of Pregnancy
Our patients will now be signposted to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) for support with termination of pregnancy. They have over 40 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland; the nearest to Dereham being BPAS Norwich, Turnstone Court, Norwich Community Hospital, Bowthorpe Road, Norwich, NR2 3TU. For advice and appointments call 03457 30 40 30. The service does not require a letter from your GP but you will need your NHS number, feel free to contact the surgery to obtain this information if you are unsure.
For more information on the service provided, visit the website here.
Mental Health and the Wellbeing Service
The Wellbeing Service offers a range of psychological therapies to help with mild to moderate stress, anxiety and depression.
As it is an NHS service it is free to access.
Wellbeing Norfolk and Waveney has a wide variety of resources to help you here.
You can obtain free and confidential support and can self-refer via the website above or by telephoning 0300 123 1503.
Need urgent help? The Wellbeing Service is not for patients in a crisis or emergency situation, if you need emergency services please dial 999. If you are in a crisis, experiencing feelings of despair or are feeling suicidal contact the samaritans on 116 123. Alternatively if you are already under a mental health service you may have been given an out of hours number, you can call this.'s
Norfolk's Living Well Service
There are hundreds of venues all over Norfolk and Waveney ready to support you to make positive changes to your lifestyle. From quitting smoking to losing a bit of weight, you will soon be on the road to a happier, healthier you.
Further information is available on their website here.