Self Referrals

Some Health and Social Care Services are now offering self-referral which means you don’t need to wait for a doctors appointment to access the services that you need.  Please click the links below:

Social Prescribing

Live Well Wakefield provide social and practical support for the health and well-being of patients.  Some of the things that we can help with are:

  • Housing options – Navigating the housing system, how to apply for a property and aids and adaptations to make the current home fit the client
  • Advice around maximising income – Discussing benefit options, exploring employment options and referrals to the Department for Work and Pensions
  • Support around the Health and Social care system – How to access support, criteria for care and what your rights to care are
  • What to do if you’re struggling with a caring role – Support you are entitled to and where you can get extra support and guidance from
  • Supporting people who need to access specialised services – particularly around mental health and substance/alcohol misuse.
  • Providing opportunities to those who may feel isolated by society or feel ready to embrace a new challenge and those who need knowledge and support on what is available and how to access that support.
  • Support for people to maintain their independence- Helping to access services and support such as aids and adaptations, safety equipment and meal delivery services.

Click here for referral.

Stop Smoking

Quitting can be hard but it’s easier with our NHS specialist support. Yorkshire Smokefree provides expert NHS advice and support for anyone who wants to stop smoking. So when you’re ready to quit, we’re ready to help. Our friendly experts will help you find the best way to quit and provide support throughout your journey, so you’re smoke-free in no time.   We offer telephone supportface to face sessions, and our unique online quit program.  Our services are free, friendly and flexible and you will always have access to our specialist advisors who have helped 1000s of people to go smoke-free.

Click here for referral.

Weight Management

Whether you want to lose weight or be active, the Aspire Health Programme brought to you by Wakefield Council, can help you in becoming healthier and will support you to make changes that will lead to improvements in your overall health.  There are a range of options available to suit your needs taking into consideration any existing health and medical conditions you may have.  All members of the Aspire Health team will provide you with a professional and confidential service and help you on your journey to improved overall health.

Click here for referral.