IMPORTANT – Capacity Issues 28th September 22

Due to a significant number of absence due to sickness with both clinical and non clinical staff, we are experiencing a serious short staffing problem which will require us to offer only urgent medical services. The non effected staff are working above and beyond to help ease the situation. Many have given up their holidays

Need help with a non-urgent medical or admin request? Contact us online.

Self Referral

COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, the opening hours and access to these services may differ from what is noted here. Please contact the individual services for more information on the current hours and access.

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.

SelfHelp – Improving Mental Health

Our Talking Therapies services offer one-to-one support and structured courses for anyone experiencing common mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression. They are available to anyone who is registered with a GP in Manchester or Stockport, and is aged 18 years and above.

Podiatry – Stockport

Podiatry is the medical discipline which deals with foot related health and disease. The word podiatry has largely replaced the term chiropody by professionals. Podiatrists specialise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of problems affecting the foot and ankle. Patients can self-refer for a triage assessment by phoning the Podiatry administration number shown below.
0161 204 4657

Stockport Healthy Minds

We offer support and treatment if you're experiencing problems such as low mood, stress, anxiety, panic attacks or difficulty sleeping. We can work with you if you have post-natal depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, or eating difficulties. We can also help you to manage the emotional impact of a long-term physical health problem, or chronic pain.
0161 716 5640

Open Door Mental Health Helpline

For any Stockport resident aged 18 and over. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
0800 138 7276

Stockport eTherapy Service

If you are struggling to cope with anxiety, depression, panic or sleep-related problems, you can access quick and confidential support through our range of online, interactive eTherapy programmes.
0161 480 2020

Living Life to the Full

Online courses and resources covering low mood, stress and resilience.

Togetherall

Commissioned by over 250 organisations globally, we’re an online service providing access to millions with anxiety, depression and other common mental health issues.

Silver Cloud

Online therapy for residents aged 18 and over with online programmes that can help ease stress levels, improve sleep or build resilience.

Viaduct Care

Viaduct Care delivers a service providing Mental Wellbeing and Self-care support to meet the needs of those patients presenting to General Practice with lifestyle and social needs and/or low level mental health related conditions, where there is no specific medical intervention required.
0161 204 4675

The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health & HIV Services

Hello and welcome to The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health and HIV Service website. We provide our services across North, Central and South Manchester, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford, offering you a free, confidential and friendly service
0161 701 1513

First Contact Practitioner (FCP) Physiotherapy Service

If you are suffering from joint, bone or muscle problem you can ask our reception staff to book you an appointment to initially speak with a physiotherapist, who can then book you an actual appointment if required.

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.