Referring to our services

We are committed to making the referral process easy, efficient and reliable for both you as a GP and for your patients. 
 
Our aim is to ensure that all patients waiting for an outpatient appointment, diagnostic test, elective or planned admission are managed in line with National Waiting List Guidance, the NHS Constitution (opens in a new window) and the NHS Operating Framework. This includes patients with a suspected cancer diagnosis.

Referring to our services

Referral guidelines and forms

You'll find referral forms and/or guidance for the following services below:

  • Allergy
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Centre of Pain Education (COPE)
  • Maternity
  • Paediatrics
  • Rapid access chest pain clinic
  • Sutton Community Gynaecology Service 
  • Dermatology GPSI
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • TIA

Allergy referrals

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 

For more information, please see chronic fatigue syndrome.

Centre of Pain Education

For information about referring to the Centre of Pain Education (COPE) please see our leaflet called Information for referrers [pdf] 348KB

COVID-19

Maternity

Paediatrics

Rapid access chest pain clinic

Rapid Access Heart Function Clinic

Sutton Community Gynaecology Service

Dermatology GPSI

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

TIA

Referrals for Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) patients should follow the TIA pathways for each site.
 
Please use the appropriate referral form (see below) and email it to stroke-sth@nhs.net (St Helier) or est-tr.epsomstroke@nhs.net (Epsom). Our fax machines are no longer in use. Do not send referrals by post in order to ensure patients are seen promptly. 
 
At St Helier, the Stroke team can be contacted for advice about TIA referrals on 07791 123 499 (Monday - Thursday, 8am - 4pm and Friday, 8am - 12noon). At Epsom, please call 01372 735379 or alternatively bleep 971 to discuss with the stroke nurse.
 
It is important that patients are referred in a timely manner ?to minimise the risk of stroke. 

St Helier Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) guidelines

In 2014 NICE updated their clinical guideline on the identification and management of Chronic Kidney Disease. This local guideline reflects these national changes, and also provides concise advice on key CKD management issues relevant to primary care.

St Helier Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) guidelines (Sept 2015) [pdf] 701KB

Referral to allergy clinic (adult guidelines)[docx] 69KB

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