Information for General Practitioners

The Endoscopy Unit at Epsom and St Helier Hospitals accept direct access referrals for routine flexible sigmoidoscopy and oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (OGD).

For all routine GP direct access referrals please send the form below to

GP Direct access Endoscopy form [docx] 41KB

Any two week rule suspected cancer referrals must be made via the e-Referral Service, including attaching the referral within four working hours of the request being made.

On referral, all patients must be informed by their GP/Referring Clinician of the possible diagnosis of cancer and advised and confirmed that they will be available for an appointment within the next 14 days.

All referrals should be made on the tumour site specific referral forms which can be found using the link:


Please refer to NICE guidance for further information on referral guidelines:

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