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Patient referrals

Anaesthetic pre-assessment information

Find out more about anaesthetic pre-assessment information available to patients

Urology specialist cancer surgery

The referral is located in the Urology Specialist Service section

NHS e-Referral Services

Southend accepts e-referrals for all consultant, outpatient, routine, urgent and two week wait appointments.

Rapid Access Outpatient Referrals

Clearly mark the referral URGENT  and address it to the appropriate department. If you are uncertain about specialist interests, contact the consultant's secretary directly. 


Please view this flowchart to determine the correct route for repatriation. 

Individual departmental referral guidelines

Stroke / TIA service

Make an online HOT referral

What to do next - patient information sheet and checklist

HOT referral user manual

Poster for surgeries 

A number of departments within the hospital have now produced specific referral procedures for patients.  Please click the links below to view documents.