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Self Referrals and Counselling

All NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde employees can self-refer to the Occupational Health Service to access a wide range of support services. For further information on what’s available, please select from the options below.  

Self Referral

All employees  can self-refer to Occupational Health for confidential advice & support with one of the nursing team. Appointments are available by telephone only currently. All appointments are confidential. 

Please call 0141 201 0600  to make an appointment or alternatively you may find the information you are looking for on HR Connect.

Counselling

Counselling services are available to all NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde employees within the Occupational Health Department at the West Glasgow ACH. We offer telephone consultations only at present due to the ongoing pandemic. All appointments are confidential. 

Please contact 0141 201 0600 to arrange an appointment with one of the counselling team. 

Where possible we ask you to consider making use of on-line resources or accessing alternative community supports. Links to a range of resources are available below. If you are experiencing a crisis please contact your GP or out of hours services

The Occupational Health Psychological Therapies Service (OHPTS)

This service is available to staff who wish to access psychological support. The service provides: 

  • Psychological first aid 
  • 30 minute telephone or ‘Attend Anywhere’ video sessions 
  • Sessions are delivered by a member of the Occupational Health Psychological Therapies Service (OHPTS) 

 To access call 0141 277 7623, Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm 

 Please note this service will not be able to provide an immediate response. If you need immediate support with your mental health please contact a trusted member of your community such as your GP, or NHS 24 on ‘111’ or if you are in imminent danger please dial ‘999’.

Resources

Samaritans or call  116 123

Breathing Space or call: 0800 838 587

LifeLink or call 0141 552 4434

Women’s Aid or call 0800 027 1234

Cruse Bereavement Care or call 0845 600 2227

Sandyford (Sexual Health) or call 0141 211 8130

Mood Juice