REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Lipids

Checked: 12-11-2018 by Rob.Adams Next Review: 12-11-2019

Overview

The lipid clinic will accept referrals for a variety of patients with lipid problems that cannot be managed in primary care including:

  • Mixed Hyperlipidaemia
  • Dyslipidaemia
  • 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

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.