Self refer (services available for self referral)

There are many health and wellbeing services you can go to in Brighton and Hove without needing to see your GP first for a referral:

Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) website: Programmes designed to make you and your family make small changes Which Make a Big Difference and help keep you healthy


You can also now refer yourself directly to physiotherapy. Please look at this website with several useful resources physiotherapy exercise sheets as well as how to refer yourself for treatment




If you are taking the opportunity to self-refer to one of these services, but you would still prefer to continue to request an appointment with a GP or nurse, our receptionists will be able to accommodate this as normal.

For more information to these services go to this website:

If you are pregnant and experiencing back or hip pain you can now self refer to Physio via –

Social Prescribers 

Feeling lonely, isolated or bored? Need help with benefits advice and information? Want to get fitter or healthier? Social prescribing could be for you.

Together Co Social Prescribing is a free service that supports people to reduce feelings of isolation, create connections and improve their wellbeing. We start with a confidential and informal chat over the phone to understand what is currently affecting your life.  We provide support and help you find activities, social groups and advice services to help you feel happier and healthier.

Our programme is solution focused, tailored to each individual and lasts 2-3 months (approx.) To use the service, you must be aged 18+, a resident of Brighton and Hove, and want to focus on non-medical needs.  To access this service, speak to your GP who will be able to refer you to our in-house link worker. 

For more information on how to contact someone read this leaflet:  Community-Navigation-leaflet-2018-web

or go to:

Referral enquiry

  • Brighton Referral Management Service (“Optum”)Freephone: 0800 031 6639Local number: 020 3824 2001 

  • BSUH Booking Hub for all referrals to RSCH/PRH – 0300 303 8360

  • MSK partnership  for Orthopaedics/Rheumatology/Physiotherapy – 0300 303 8063

  • Podiatry (SCFT foot health) service for nail issues/ corns or calluses/ gout/simple toe deformities – 01273 242184

  • Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service – 0300 002 0060

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