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General Practitioners

This area of our website is specifically designed for our GP colleagues and other health care professionals.  Here you will find information about the services we provide and how to refer, the latest GP news and details regarding up and coming educational events.

  • GP news News items for our local GPs.
  • Events for GPs Events for local GPs
  • GP liaison office Our GP liaison office, complete with dedicated hotline and email address is now up and running, and ready to assist you with any issues that need addressing.
  • Directory of our services An easy way to access up to date information about the services provided by Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. The directory details which consultant provides the service, where they are provided and contact information for the individual specialties.
  • e-doctor: our regular newsletter e-doctor is a regular update from Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust for our local GPs and other primary care partners.
  • How to refer patients to the Trust The Trust prefers to receive referrals via Choose and Book. This allows the referring practice to provide any necessary support for people who might have difficulty booking an appointment. Outpatient appointments can also be booked through two centralised outpatient booking offices; one at Epsom Hospital and one at St Helier Hospital.
  • Visit our pathology services pages Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a comprehensive pathology service to GPs and other healthcare workers. The service comprises laboratory tests, examination of samples of blood, cells and tissues from patients, and plays an important role in diagnosing diseases.
  • Patient Transport Service We have a patient transport service for patients who need it (ie those patients who are medically unable to travel to hospital on their own).
  • Regular report of infection control figures This section shows figures for the number of cases of particular infections which have been identified in our hospitals. This includes Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia, Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) and Eschericia coli (E. coli) infections.
  • Hospitals performance comparison On this page, you can see exactly how our hospitals are performing and compare us to other hospitals in south west London and Surrey against a number of official standards.

Latest news for GPs

Our new consultants

We are pleased to announce the following appointments:

Dr Tasneem Katawala
Consultant anaesthetist with special interest in pre-operative assessment, major colorectal, obstetric and gynaecology surgery, based at Epsom Hospital.

Dr Vanessa Pinder
General dermatologist with an interest in clinical leadership and medical education. She is based at Epsom Hospital.

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