REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Skin - UHB & NBT

Checked: 04-07-2018 by katy.kearley Next Review: 04-07-2019

Service Overview

There is a skin cancer service provided by UHBristol at the Bristol Royal Infirmary and NBT at Southmead Hospital. The services are for patients who meet the NICE Skin Cancer Two Week Wait criteria.

The service offers consultation with diagnostics and onward referral for treatment as required.

See also NBT's 2WW Patient Information Leaflet and UHB's 2WW Patient Information Leaflet.

Referral Guidance

Referrals should be made using the 2WW proforma (word doc)

Clinical Guidance

For further guidance including weighted 7 point check list please see NICE Cancer Guidelines 2015 - Skin Cancers

There are useful resources and pictures on the PCDS website at the links below:

Malignant Melanoma

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Basal Cell Carcinoma (usually not 2WW unless there is particular concern that a delay may have a significant impact, because of factors such as lesion site or size)