Self Referrals

Antenatal and Maternity Care:

Physiotherapy self-referrals

If you’re registered with a GP in Lambeth or Southwark, you can refer yourself to musculoskeletal physiotherapy for specialist assessment and management.

Please complete a self-referral form at

  • GetUBetter App

24/7 digital self-management support that helps pateints trust their recovery.

The Lambeth MSK app (powered by getUBetter) is provided free of charge by Lambeth for patients.

It can be accessed on a Smartphone or on the Web and guides you day-by-day through a sequence of exercises and tips to help you get better from a range of new or recurrent musculoskeletal conditions:

  • Lower back pain
  • Back and leg pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Ankle Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Soft Tissue Lower Limb
  • Hip

You will be referred to the app by one of our GPs or Physio, or self-refer

Please use an email address that is unique to you and select the condition you need help to manage. You will then be sent an email with all the information you need to get started. You can download the getUBetter app to your Smartphone for easiest access or use the Webapp.

If you develop another condition select your new condition from within the app and it will be added to your account.

The app will also connect you to your local; treatment, healthcare providers or support services if needed like Physiotherapy.


Community foot health (podiatry) for patients registered in Lambeth

Service provided by Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital with appointments at Gracefield Gardens.

Self- referral at


You don’t need to see a GP to get referred for counselling

Talking Therapies self-referral:

Mental health

Minor Eye Care Services (MECS)

If you’re living in the boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark you can now access a new service called MECS that provides assessment for many common eye conditions through your local optician.

Social Services/ Need Help at Home

Drugs and Alcohol

Stop Smoking

Hearing Aids

To determine if you are suitable for hearing aid self-referral, please fill out the check list:

Patient Self-Assessment for Suitability for Community Adult Audiology Service (

Request a referral

Please check self-referrals section before making an appointment with a doctor. Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. Please book via NHS App.

Track a Referral

Track your referral on NHS App

If your doctor has referred you to a specialist for further care you will be asked to book your appointment using the ‘NHS e-Referral’ system.

You will receive a letter from us within 2 weeks giving details of how to book your appointment and any passwords you may need.

To track your e-Referral you will need the following details to log into the e-Referral website:

  • Your date of birth
  • Reference number – this will be on the first page of your letter
  • Password – this will be on the second page of your letter

Further information