Shaping better health
REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways


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


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 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 ( or telephone (0117 342 3245).  Please specify whether referral is for appointment or for advice only.