External Services & Self-Referrals

In addition to the many services we provide at the surgery, there are a variety of local services that patients can access to improve their health and wellbeing. These services can help patients get the right help without having to wait for a GP appointment.

We have compiled a list of some of the services that our patients most frequently enquire about below

Walsall Midwives

Walsall patients that become pregnant can self-refer to the community midwives using their new online page. Patients simply complete the form and the midwives will contact them with an appointment.

Patients can self-refer to this service using their website or by calling 01922 656248 Monday to Friday 1pm to 4:30pm.

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Walsall Talking Therapies

The Walsall Talking Therapies Service supports people with depression and anxiety symptoms aged 17 and over who are registered with a Walsall GP. They offer a variety of treatments including cognitive behavioral therapy, eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing and guided self-help.

Patients can self-refer to this service using their website or by calling 0800 9530995 Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm. For more information or to self refer please see their website.

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Walsall Bereavement Support Service

The Walsall Bereavement Support Service is a local charity providing specialist bereavement support to Walsall residents of any age. They offer an adult bereavement service called ‘Let’s Talk’ and a children and young persons bereavement service called ‘The Swing’.

The adult service can be accessed by calling 01922 724841 or emailing admin@wbss.org.uk.

The Young person’s service can be accessed by calling 01922 645035 or emailing children@wbss.org.uk. For more information please visit their website.

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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

The Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapy service assesses and treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions through the use of manual, electro-therapeutic and exercise therapy alongside chronic management programmes. These techniques aid the recovery of patients with the ultimate aim of returning full function back to patients or to enable them to live with long-term chronic conditions. This service also provides exercise classes for shoulder, back, lower limb and osteoarthritis knee patients to continue their rehabilitation process.

Patients can self-refer themselves to this service by calling 0121 5684311 or 01922 721172 ext. 6881.

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Community Pharmacy Consultation Service (CPCS)

Community Pharmacists are qualified to treat a variety of minor ailments and can help you get the help you need without waiting for a GP appointment. Patients can attend a local pharmacy without an appointment and have a consultation with the pharmacist in a private consultation room for a variety of minor ailments including conjunctivitis, athletes foot, insect bites, cold and flu, heartburn, allergies and hayfever, and oral thrush. Some local pharmacies can also supply antibiotics for uncomplicated UTI’s for women aged 16 to 64. For more information on the services your pharmacy can offer, please visit the Black Country ICB website.

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Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS)

The minor eye conditions service provides assessment and treatment for recently occurring minor eye problems such as red eyes or eyelids, eye irritation and inflammation, ingrowing eyelashes, recent and sudden loss of vision. The service is available for people of all ages but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

No GP referral is necessary and patients can access this service by calling a participating optician. For more information and a list of participating opticians, please visit their website.

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One You Walsall

One You Walsall offer a variety of services to help people improve their health and wellbeing. They offer support in weight management, exercise, stopping smoking, emotional wellbeing and more. They can also advise on local services that may be beneficial.

Patients can self refer through their website or by calling them directly on 01922 444044.

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Walsall Integrated Sexual Health (WiSH) Clinic

Walsall integrated sexual health offer advice and treatment to Walsall residents for Sexually transmitted infections (STI’s), contraception, pregnancy and sexual assault. They also offer Home testing kits for STI’s and HIV for people aged over 16 with a UK mobile and postcode who do not have symptoms of an STI.

Patients can make an appointment by calling directly on 01922 270400 or by completing the contact form on their website.

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The Beacon

The beacon offers support for people struggling with drinking or drug use. They offer a free needle exchange service and help people reduce or stop their alcohol and drug use. As well as their adult service, they also provide support to young people aged 10 to 18.

You can access this service by completing the self-referral form on their website or by calling them on 01922 669840.

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