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If you have changed your name or address and not informed your GP then please do not make a referral using this method until the GP has updated their system, please note you will also need your NHS Number.

Somerset is an NHS service providing a single point of access for all maternity referrals in the Somerset area. The aim is to make sure you have access to the right care from day one. Somerset will triage your referral based on the information you provide and the hospital will contact you to start your antenatal care. In the meantime if you are worried about your pregnancy, please tell your GP straight away.

Click here to inform the NHS of your pregnancy. It's quick and easy and just takes a couple of minutes.

If you are more than 6 weeks pregnant you can use this maternity referral form to tell us about your pregnancy.  Your pregnancy care will be provided by a team of midwives based on which GP surgery you are registered with. You can choose to birth your baby at either Yeovil or Taunton, your midwife will discuss this with you during your appointments. Once you have submitted your self-referral you should receive a confirmation e-mail to let you know it has been received. BOOKING FOR OTHER HOSPITALS: If you wish to have your baby at another hospital please do not complete this form and please contact the hospitals directly on the numbers provided below... Dorchester: 01305 253315 Bath: Paulton Birth Centre on 01761 412107 or Shepton Mallet Birth Centre on 01749 342378. St Michaels Hospital in Bristol : Please be advised that are no longer accepting referrals from Somerset residents at this time. If there is a medical need to deliver at St Michael’s Hospital, you will be referred by your health care professional once assessed.

You can also use this to refer a pregnancy on behalf of a woman.