Referrals should be made using the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS).

We only accept referrals from a GP or local hospital. We don't take direct referrals from patients.

GPs and healthcare professionals must use e-RS.

We accept referrals by email from NHS specialists. 

We accept referrals from anywhere in the UK.

We treat poisoning or suspected poisoning for patients of all ages. Children under 12 should be seen by a local paediatrician before being referred.

Advice on acute poisonings/overdose

If your patient is showing signs of acute poisoning and you need advice:

Last updated: June 2022

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