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REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Upper GI - 2WW

Checked: 07-01-2019 by vicky.ryan Next Review: 06-01-2020

Service Overview

Services provided by UHBristol at Bristol Royal Infirmary and NBT at Southmead Hospital and WAHT at Weston General Hospital. The services are for patients who meet the Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Two Week Wait criteria. The service offers consultation with diagnostics and onward referral for treatment as required.

Please see link for further NICE Cancer Guidelines 2015 - Upper GI Tract Cancers

At time of referral please issue the relevant patient information leaflet as detailed in section below.

Patients with suspected pancreatic cancer should also be referred using the referral form below but also see the Pancreas - 2WW section for further details and link to local pathway.

Referral Guidance

Patients should meet the referral criteria as indicated on the BNSSG Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Referral Form (word doc).  which should be embedded on your EMIS system.

At time of referral please issue the relevant patient information leaflet as below:

NBT's 2WW Patient Information Leaflet 

UHB's 2WW Patient Information Leaflet.

WAHT 2WW Patient Information Leaflet