For each of these services you can complete a self referral yourself, you do not need to see a doctor. Visit the websites below to do this.
Hertfordshire Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening is being offered free of charge by the NHS to all men in our area and a screening clinic is conveniently located in Cheshunt.
This is being offered to all men during the year of their 65th birthday. Men aged over 65 years who have not been screened can self refer by phoning 01727 897719.
For more information view:
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening – FAQs – NHS Choices Website
- NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) programme – GOV.UK Website
Spectrum Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service – Hatfield
Spectrum – Hatfield is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults.
The Hatfield service is also open to people living in the Welwyn Garden City and St Albans areas.
They will help you to make and sustain the changes you need to make to reduce and, ultimately, stop your drug and/or alcohol use.
If you are looking to make a change but not sure where to start, contact your local Get Active Specialist to book a FREE consultation. You’ll meet one of the team at your local doctor’s surgery or community venue to discuss how you can take your first steps towards a more active lifestyle.
Over a period of twelve weeks or more, you will receive 1:1 support from your Get Active Specialist to make getting active as easy as possible.
You can contact your local Get Active Specialist by calling Andrew Rix on: 07506 503 316 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Middlesex University Hospital
North Middlesex University Hospital offer a choice of consultant or midwife-led care, depending on the needs and wishes of each expectant mother and following risk assessment by us. There are 16 consultant obstetricians and two consultant midwives. Consultant-led antenatal clinics take place within the hospital. The majority of midwifery clinics are in the community.
The consultant midwives promote early access and healthy lifestyles in the local community and use a health bus to travel to hard-to-reach groups and new service users.
Mental Health (SPA)
The Wellbeing Service (IAPT)
The Wellbeing Service is an Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) service. This is a government initiative to provide easily accessible, evidence based treatments, to the general population experiencing common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. Hertfordshire Wellbeing Team has four teams located in GP surgeries and community settings covering the whole county.
The aim of the service is to help people across the county to be able to access psychological therapy and social care support towards achieving better psychological health and well-being, enabling them to gain or remain in employment and to participate in daily living activities.
Kooth – Support for children and adolescents
An online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.
Hertfordshire Stop Smoking Service
Hertfordshire Stop Smoking Service can help you ‘quit for good’. In fact you are 4 times more likely to succeed with our Free* support compared to going it alone.
In Hertfordshire there are over 300 local stop smoking services across the county offering professional specialist advice to support to you with your quit attempt. Our stop smoking specialists offer friendly and non-judgemental 1-1 support weekly for up to 12 weeks (or group support at workplaces).
Termination of Pregnancy
If you are pregnant and considering an abortion, you probably have many questions and worries going through your mind right now. Unplanned pregnancies are very common and one in three women will decide to have an abortion in their lifetime. So you are not alone. For treatment options please visit the Marie Stopes Website.