Advice and Guidance Service

Electronic consultant level Advice & Guidance can be obtained from GHNHSFT using the NHS e-Referral Service (formerly Choose & Book) within a range of specialties. Please view the resource for further information.

ICT’s: Community Nursing Referrals (GHC)

Commencing on the 23rd May 2018, all new referrals for ICT Community Nursing will be made through the localities Referral Centres. This will support working together with our population to ensure referrals are safe, consistent, and efficient and are triaged to provide a timely response.

If an urgent Referral is required, please contact the relevant Referral Centre using the Telephone numbers below:

Cheltenham

0300 421 6070

Cotswolds

0300 421 6072

Gloucester

0300 421 6071

Forest of Dean & TNS

0300 421 6074

Stroud & Berkeley Vale

0300 421 6073

Community Nursing Referrals

For all Non-Urgent new referrals, please complete the Community Nursing Referral Form and send to the relevant locality using the following email addresses:

Community Therapy Referrals

For all Non-Urgent new referrals, please complete the Community Therapy Form and send to the relevant locality using the following email addresses:

This form will be processed within 48hrs

Many thanks for your support with this new service development

For more information please see the Gloucestershire Health and Care NHSFT website.

Urology One Stop Consult Non-Visible (Microscopic) Haematuria and UTI - Care UK

Care UK offer a Urology One Stop Consult Non-Visible (Microscopic) Haematuria and UTI service.

Contact details:

  • Tel: 0117 906 1800
  • Email: careuk.referrals@nhs.net
  • Fax: 0117 906 1950
  • Address: Care UK, c/o Emersons Green NHS Tretament Centre, The Brooms, Emersons Green, Bristol, BS16 7FH

This service is not for visible (macroscopic haematuria). These should be referred to the local acute Trust under the 2 Week Wait rule.

Indication - UTI

Recurrent UTI in females (≥ 3 episodes in the last

12 months or ≥ 2 episodes in the last 6 months) or to rule out risk factors for recurrent UTI

UTI in men (single episode of febrile UTI/other symptoms of upper tract UTI/pyelonephritis, failure to respond to treatment, presence of a complicating factor or ≥2 episodes of uncomplicated UTI)

Indication - Micro-haematuria 

(all three must be appropriate)

True microscopic haematuria 
(Dipstick+ve -1+ or more, not trace, whether haemolysed or not, unrelated to menstruation,
UTI, colouring from drugs, dyes, foodstuffs)

Persistent microscopic haematuria 
(≥ 2 out of 3 occasions)

Symptomatic microscopic haematuria aged 18yrs or more or Non-symptomatic microscopic haematuria aged ≥40yrs or more

Please perform these two pre-referral tests - results to accompany referral please:

• Serum U&Es

• Urine Protein/creatinine ratio- on a random single specimen of urine if ≥1+proteinuria on dipstick

 Please follow the resource link below to view the referral form. 

Gloucestershire Continence Service - GHNHSFT

Gloucestershire Continence Service provides care and support to patients experiencing bladder or bowel dysfunction. The team of continence nurse specialists and administrative staff can provide support for a range of conditions.

  • Pelvic floor re-education: (including Electrical Stimulation and Bio-feedback). These treatments are used to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and are used in the treatment of stress incontinence
  • Bladder re-training: A treatment for urgency and urge incontinence.
  • Urinary Catheters: For specialist advice, care and support.
  • Intermittent Self Catheterisation (ISC): Teaching and follow up for individuals performing ISC
  • Prostate Assessment (limited service): For fast track assessment of men with symptoms that suggest prostate enlargement
  • Bladder Scanning: Assessing bladder emptying by scanning the bladder with a portable ultrasound scanner can be arranged through the Continence Service
  • Urodynamic and Ano Rectal physiology investigations: These are specialist tests used in the investigation for bladder and bowel dysfunction.

The Gloucestershire Continence Service referral can be found here.

Further information can be found by clicking on the resource button below.

Tetbury Hospital

Tetbury Hospital in the South Cotswolds provide general urology services.

Location Tetbury Hospital, Malmesbury Road, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8XB
Facilities Tetbury Hospital General Information Leaflet
Conditions Treated
  • General Urology
  • Urodynamics
  • Haematuria
  • Erectile dysfunction / andrology
  • Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
  • Prostate Assessment
  • Urogynaecology
Contact Details
Referral Information

By NHS e-Referrals Service

Please include:

  • Consultant name
  • Medical history (inc. BMI)
  • Any relevant social history
  • Current medication
  • Allergies
  • Test results
  • Radiology results
Acceptance Criteria

Tetbury Hospital is able to accept a high proportion of referrals.  However, it is unable to accept referrals for patients who:

  • Are under 18 years old
  • Have an incapacitating disease that is a constant threat to life
  • Have an unstable mental condition and are receiving psychiatric treatment
  • Have a BMI of 40 or above

If you would like to discuss a particular case or you would like further details please call the hospital to speak with a matron.

Please see the website for further details:  https://www.tetburyhospital.co.uk/ 

Winfield Hospital

Winfield Hospital in Gloucester provide General Urology services.  Please check the local Clinical Commissioning Policy prior to referral.

Location Winfield Hospital, Tewkesbury Road, Longford, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 9EE
Facilities Winfield Hospital General Information Leaflet
Conditions Treated
  • Haematuria
  • Assessment of urinary symptoms and elevated PSA
  • Laparoscopy for upper tract disease infections
  • Benign prostatic disease
  • Andrology
  • Endourology for upper urinary tract
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms
  • Circumcision
  • TURP
  • TRUS and biopsy
  • Undescended testicles
  • Bladder problems
  • Epidermal cyst
  • Foreskin problems
  • Hydrocele
  • Loin pain
  • Painful testes
  • Penal problems
  • Renal problems
  • Retention
  • Scrotal lump, problem or swelling
  • Testicular pain, benign problems or swellings
  • Urethral problems
  • UTI
  • Varicoceles
Contact Details
  • Reception/Switchboard:  01452 331 111
  • Enquiry Line:  01452 306 009
  • Physiotherapy appointments: 01452 337 246
  • Radiology appointments: 01452 331 111 Option 3
  • Ward reception:  01452 331 111 Option 1
  • Matron (Helen Randall): 01452 331 200
  • Electronic referrals fax: 01452 331 200
  • Email: winfield.enquiries@ramsayhealth.co.uk
Opening Hours 7.30am - 8.00pm
Referral Information

By post: address above

By NHS e-Referrals Service

By fax: 01452 331200

Please include:

  • Consultant name
  • Medical history (inc. BMI)
  • Any relevant social history
  • Current medication
  • Allergies
  • Test results
  • Radiology results
Acceptance Criteria

Winfield Hospital is able to accept a high proportion of referrals.  However, it is unable to accept referrals for patients who:

  • Are under 16 years old
  • Have an incapacitating disease that is a constant threat to life
  • Have an unstable mental condition and are receiving psychiatric treatment
  • Have a BMI of 40 or above

If you would like to discuss a particular case or you would like further details please speak to Helen Randall (Matron).

Please see this leaflet for further information.  

Urology Referral Forms

Please follow the link to view the referral forms available.

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