Overview

Rapid diagnostic clinic (RDC)

We provide fast-track testing and diagnosis for people with vague but concerning symptoms.

Your GP can send you to us if you do not fit the referral criteria for our cancer or other specialist services.

We aim to provide a quick diagnosis and put a treatment plan in place.

Our clinic won the Health Service Journal award for integrated care partnership in 2020.

Team

Our team includes consultants, advanced nurse practitioners and clinical support assistants.

Our consultants: 

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7188 7188, extension 55667

Please leave a voicemail and we'll call you back within 1 working day. We check voicemails form Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Email: [email protected]

We aim to respond to emails within 2 working days. We check emails from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Address: genetics department, 7th floor, Borough Wing, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

Clinic times

Our RDC clinic runs on:

  • Monday, 1pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday, 9am to 5pm

Blood tests

You can have your blood tests done at the genetics department during RDC clinic times

Our blood tests for cancer patients page has information about where else you can have your blood tests done.

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Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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