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Self referral pathways -

Musculoskeletal problems 

If you are suffering with joint, bony or muscular problems and feel need to see a physiotherapist, this can be accessed directly via self-referral service run at Bognor Hospital. Please see link for further details. 

https://www.coastalwestsussexccg.nhs.uk/domains/coastal-west-sussex-ccg.org.uk/local/media/documents/misc/PD_leaflet_A4_v2_BR_CH_pdf.pdf

If however, you feel that your problem needs more urgent attention or seeing a physiotherapist is not appropriate for you, please make an appointment with a GP at the surgery to discuss this further. 

Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and wish to book a routine appointment to see the Midwife? Detailed information with online self-referral form can be filled here.

https://pregnancybooking.wsht.nhs.uk/

In most cases, an appointment to see GP is only necessary if there is an unexpected complication or wish to discuss your pregnancy. 

Western Sussex Hospital Trust runs a practical, informative, entertaining and free parent education programme. Classes are held throughout our area so you can find sessions close to where you live. You will need to book a place via online form for the class you wish to attend. Please see link bellow with instructions. 

https://parentcraft.wsht.nhs.uk/

Are you feeling Stressed, Anxious or Depressed? 

Psychological therapies can help in mild to moderate anxiety and depression. These can be accessed directly via Self-referral. Please see link for further information. 

https://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/downloads/services/time_to_talk/timetotalk-bognor-chichester.pdf

Please make an appointment to see GP if you feel talking therapies are not appropriate for you or there is a more urgent need to seek help. 

Mental Health 

Do you suffer from Mental Health problems and need extra support? Pathfinder West Sussex is an alliance of organisations working together to enable people with mental health support needs, and their carers, to improve their mental health and wellbeing. They provide single point of access to a range of services to support people with their mental health and wellbeing.

You can find your local support organisation by visiting their website - please see link below. 

https://www.pathfinderwestsussex.org.uk/services

Dementia 

Do you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with Dementia and is in need of extra support. This can be accessed directly via Dementia Support Hub at Tangmere. 

Dementia Support is an exciting local charity working in partnership with voluntary and charitable organisations, the NHS, West Sussex County Council and other statutory organisations, to create a unique community hub for dementia. Designed to truly enhance the wellbeing and quality of life for local people living with dementia, their family and carers. 

To find out more about our Dementia Services at Sage House visit

https://www.dementia-support.org.uk/sagehouse/

STI clinics

If you are worried about Sexually Transmitted Infections and would like to access sexual health check-up, you can attend anyone of the STI clinics across West Sussex. This is self-referral and confidential. Please see link for details of local clinics.

https://www.sexualhealthwestsussex.nhs.uk/clinics/

Drug and Alcohol Support Services

There are various options available to support persons with Drug and Alcohol dependence. These can be accessed via West Sussex Wellbeing. Please see link below for self-referral information. 

https://www.westsussexwellbeing.org.uk/topics/alcohol/support-available

Bereavement support 

CRUSE offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies. They work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. Please see link to access contact information in West Sussex

https://www.cruse.org.uk/get-help/local-services/south/west-sussex/contact-us

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