GP direct access imaging in NCL is being affected by the rise in Covid admissions to local providers and some services have been temporarily restricted or paused.
For the latest updates on NCL imaging provision, always check the NCL Covid-19 GP website Diagnostic Services section.
The NCL imaging departments have agreed on a set of standardised imaging prioritisation categories that are to be applied to all future referrals. These must be applied whether that GP is making a referral to independent sector or NHS service providers. For details, see the NCL Covid-19 GP website.
GPs can refer direct to hospitals for urgent diagnostics and are encouraged to consider this instead of 2WW.
GPs can request the following direct-access investigations for suspected cancer at any provider trust using a single referral form.
To use these services you must use the EMIS form Urgent Direct Access Imaging Request Form (adult and paed) - Suspected Cancer - NCL FORM
In local EMIS global document library systems as follows:
Barnet: BAR Global Documents > Diagnostics (BAR Global)
Enfield: ENF Global Documents > Radiology (X-Rays/Ultrasound)
Haringey: HAR Global Documents > Imaging
Islington: ISL Global Documents > Imaging
Camden: Find the form on the Camden EMIS Forms page.
Click on tick below to go to relevant Camden service page.
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