Self Referrals

NHS and Social Self Referrals


Contact Taunton Vale Healthcare reception on 01823 259444.

Drug and Alcohol

Somerset Drug and Alcohol Partnership
In Somerset the work to tackle the harm associated with drugs and alcohol is co-ordinated through Somerset Drug and Alcohol Partnership (SDAP).

Eye Care

Acute Community Eyecare Service For Somerset (ACES)
ACES is a free service available to all patients registered with a Somerset GP. The service is designed for the assessment and treatment of recently occurring medical eye conditions.
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Health visitor

Contact the health visitor on 0300 3230115.


Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic (EPAC)
The Early Pregnancy Clinic is an urgent assessment service for women who have been referred with pain and or bleeding in early pregnancy up to 16/40.

Mental Health

Talking Tharapies
Offer a wide range of treatments in a variety of different ways, so that they can help as many people as possible access talking therapies.

Sexual Health

SWISH provides information about sex, sexual health, and relationships for people living or working in Brighton & Hove.
Millstream House
Castle Street

Tel: 0300 1245010

Social Services

Adult Social Services
Call 0845 3459133

Child Social Services
Call 0845 3459122

Smoking Cessation

Smokefreelife Somerset
The FREE stop smoking service serving and supporting Somerset residents to live up to their resolutions and pledge for a healthy and smokefree living.


SLINKY Services – Demand Responsive Transport
Slinky is an accessible bus service funded by Somerset County Council for people unable to access conventional transport.

Support Lines

Contact Details

Service Telephone Number
Macmillan 344628
CRISIS Team 368398
Cruse Bereavement Care 01458 898211
Samaritans 08457 909090
Domestic Abuse Support 0800 69 49999
Victim Support 01460 55535
Somerset Gay health 37078
Women’s Refuge Service 279991