This is a summary of the referral thresholds for GPs. More detailed guidance for GPs with referral forms and rationale can be found on the CCG intranet site at https://portal.nyhcsu.org.uk/group/hard-ccg/home (password required).
The document has recently been updated to include links to Patient Decision Aids and Patient Information Leaflets.
Please note these referral guidelines are being reviewed.
Change Log :
2015 changes within the document are in italics
15 July 2015 - changes to benign skin lesions
15 April 2015 - changes to cosmetic surgery
28 October 2014 - changes to orthopaedic hip and knee replacement
28 October 2014 - changes to varicose veins
24 July 2014 - IVF policy adopted
10 December 2013 -- Hyperhydrosis policy adopted
1/4/13 Thresholds adopted from PCT GP referral kit website