For GPs and referrers

Doctor and nurse reading notes

This area contains a range of important resources for GPs and other referrers, including referral information, essential contact details, and access to patient results.


Electronic referral service

Electronic referral service

Appointments can be booked via the electronic referral service 24 hours a day.

Book online

Call 0345 60 88 88 8

Advice and guidance

By May 2018 all referrals for the first outpatient appointments must be made through the NHS Electronic Referral Service. GPs and clinicians can use the Electronic Referral Service to either Refer a Patient or to submit an Advice and Guidance’ request to a consultant before making a referral.