Geriatric oncology liaison development (GOLD)


Referral criteria

  • The patient is aged 65 and above (or younger, if complex)


  • The GP or patient has concerns regarding co-morbidities and or functional problems before or during cancer treatment
  • The patient has difficulties coping or likely to develop difficulties coping with treatment related to their general health or social situation
  • The patient needs support with treatment decision-making

How to refer

Please email routine referrals to us.

Please indicate reason for referral and urgency of the review.

Urgent referrals

If a patient needs to be seen urgently, please phone us.

You can also email urgent referrals to us. Please mark the email as urgent in the subject heading.

Last updated: November 2023

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