Self Referral Form

Sheffield IAPT Self Referral Form

Please note to access our service you must be aged 18 or above and will need to either be a resident or be registered with a GP in Sheffield or have a Sheffield Consultant if you are accessing our Health and Wellbeing Service.
If you are unsure which IAPT service covers your area, please either use this link https://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Psychological therapies (IAPT)/LocationSearch/10008 or arrange to speak to your GP.
Sheffield IAPT is not an urgent or crisis service therefore this referral form should not be used if you require urgent support. If you are worried about immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please speak to your GP. Alternatively, you can also contact the following services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: Single Point of Access (0808 196 8281), NHS Helpline (111), and the Samaritans (116 123).
This referral form is not monitored outside of 9-5pm Monday to Friday.
* this information is required

Referral

IAPT staff are not trained to work with people with serious mental illness, such as bipolar or personality disorder.
IAPT staff are trained in guided self-help and short-term therapy for people with low mood/depression, anxiety disorders and if the Long Term Conditions we work with are impacting on wellbeing.
IAPT services do not provide support for drug or alcohol misuse, anger management or work directly on childhood abuse or complex trauma.
If Referral from a Health Care professional is selected, please complete the below details

Your details

Please note: We use your email address to confirm appointments only. If you do not have an email address, please input the following: noemail@nhs.net
We will send you some questionnaires to complete about your mood before your initial appointment. If you do not wish to receive these by email please contact us to let us know.
Emails from our service may go straight in to your junk mail or spam folder. The email address our questionnaires comes from is: 'webform@myprogress.info' please can you add this email address to your safe list and check your junk/spam folder for any confirmation emails from us.

GP Details

Further information

How we can help you

If you have selected a course, you can specify the date you would like to attend in the box below (dates can be found on our website: (please copy and paste this url into a new tab or window) https://iaptsheffield.shsc.nhs.uk/course-schedule/) or you will be booked on to the next available date by our admin team.

What will happen next

If you have selected a course, you will be booked on to the next available date or the date you have specified. You will receive a confirmation email from our admin team when your place has been booked. You will receive a joining email one week before the course starts.
If you have chosen a telephone assessment with a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner or to access our online programme Silvercloud, a member of our Admin Team will contact you by phone to offer you the next available appointment.
If we feel another service would be more suitable to help you at this time, you will be contacted by a member of our duty team to discuss this further with you

How we store your information

In taking your details, we recognise the importance of personal privacy and make sure all information about you is held securely in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
This service keeps the information that you share on a dedicated computer system to ensure it is stored safely and securely under the Data Protection Act 2003. This is only accessed and used by the IAPT team to plan and monitor your treatment. We may also want to share information with other professionals who need to be involved in your care to ensure that you receive the correct treatment at the right time and we will ask your permission to do this.
On occasions we may need to share information with other professionals without your permission if we are concerned about your safety, the safety of another person, or you inform us that you have/or are about to, commit a serious crime. Should this be the case we will always try to discuss this with you first and involve you in the process. For more information please read our information storing leaflet on our website.