Hospital referrals

If a GP recommends a referral to the hospital as part of your investigations or for treatment he will usually write a letter to a consultant and you should receive an appointment through the post within six weeks. If you haven’t heard from the hospital or the practice in that time you should contact the practice to let them know.

Please let the hospital know if you cannot keep an appointment. Waiting lists can be long and a missed appointment cannot be used for someone else who may have waited a long time to be seen.