The lipid clinic will accept referrals for a variety of patients with lipid problems that cannot be managed in primary care including:
- Mixed Hyperlipidaemia
- Problematic hypercholesterolaemia
The Lipid clinic at UHB has information on services offered
There is also a lipid clinic at WAHT.
Suggested blood tests prior to referral include:
- Liver Function Test
- Thyroid Function Test
- Urea and Electrolytes
- Glucose or HbAIc.
Referrals to lipid clinic should be made via eRS.
There is no advice and guidance service on eRS but requests for advice are welcome by letter, email (graham.bayly@UHBristol.nhs.uk) or telephone (0117 342 3245). Please specify whether referral is for appointment or for advice only.