Key documents

Access policy

This policy outlines the Trust’s processes for managing patients who are not emergencies. This overview is intended for GPs and referring clinicians, as well as patients, and sets out the principles of the policy and what patients and GPs should expect from us.

Our access policy

Urgent two-week wait referral forms

Brain CNS cancer

Breast cancer

Gynaecological cancer

Haematology cancer

Head and neck thyroid

Liver, pancreas and gallbladder cancer

Lower GI cancer

Lung cancer

Skin cancer

Urology cancer

Upper GI cancer

Referral forms and criteria

ADHD referral criteria

Anticoagulation clinic referral form

Audiology – Hearing aid direct referral form

Audiology – Referral criteria for adults with hearing difficulties

Early inflammatory arthritis GP referral proforma

Endoscopy – Routine open access upper GI referral form

GP fertility assessment referral form

Multi-disciplinary Diagnostic Centre (MDDC) referral form

Ophthalmology – service guide

Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic referral form

Rapid Access Heart Failure Referral Form

Rapid access TIA service referral form

Semen analysis referral form

TOP referral form


Urgent fracture referrals only

Radiology walk-in services

X-ray walk-in information leaflet

Children’s care pathways – urgent

Asthma advice leaflet

Asthma pathway in the community

Asthma pathway in a hospital setting

Bronchiolitis out of a hospital setting

Bronchiolitis in a hospital setting

Bronchiolitis – parent advice sheet

Diabetes referral pathway for children and young people

Febrile child advice sheet

Febrile child – Management by a non-paediatric practitioner

Febrile child – Management by a paediatric practitioner

Paediatric chronic fatigue service

Suspected cancer – paediatric pathway

Children’s care pathways – referral forms, criteria and supporting information

Paediatric allergy referral pathway

Sleep toolkits for professionals

Melatonin prescriptions guidelines

Sleep algorithm

Sleep checklist for health professionals