Coronavirus: gastroenterology and hepatology update
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, please read our advice and information before sending any referrals.
We accept referrals from GPs, internal referrals or another hospital doctor for any gastrointestinal condition.
All referrals including enquiries regarding new appointments should be directed to the patient access team. Please identify the speciality you are referring to rather than the specific surgeon.
The patient will receive the first available appointment in the most appropriate clinic.
NHS GP referrals
All NHS GP referrals must be submitted through the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS). Referrals sent by email or post from NHS GPs will not be processed.
Should you require advice about a patient, please use the advice and guidance facility through e-RS.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) team referral
Inclusion criteria: Negative coeliac screen, faecal calprotectin and CA-125 in female patients with bloating and pelvic pain. Patients must be aged between 18 and 40 years. Patients over 40 should be referred directly to gastroenterology general clinic.
Download the IBS referral form (Word 114KB) and submit through e-RS.
Non GP and tertiary referrals
Please email your referral to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To help us book your patient into the most appropriate clinic, please provide as much information as possible. We may contact the patient before offering an appointment to make sure they're seen at the most suitable clinic.
Referrals from other hospitals must include a completed Inter-Provider Minimum Data Set or ensure that one is sent within 48 hours of referring a patient.
Home parenteral referrals
Please complete the home parenteral nutrition referral form (Word 59Kb) and email it to GSTTNutrition@gstt.nhs.uk.
For urgent two week wait referrals, please complete the proforma from the Healthy London Partnership website.
All NHS GP referrals must be submitted using the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS). Referrals sent by email or by post from GPs will not be processed.
All non GP referrals, should email email@example.com.
Referrals should be within 24 hours of the GP consultation. For any further enquiries regarding two week waits, please call 020 7188 0902.