Referrals

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is the oldest orthopaedic institution in the UK and one of the largest units of its kind in Europe. We are a small, specialist teaching hospital offering planned orthopaedic surgery delivered by specialist teams, including surgeons, nurses, anaesthetists, physiotherapists, radiologists, pathologists, occupational therapists and all the other clinical professionals who look after patients with bone and joint disorders. Click here to see our list of consultants with their specialism and referral information

Referral Forms

In order for you to ensure the correct referral is completed, please see below for the referral options into our Sarcoma Service. 

Please note, we no longer accept fax referrals for Oncology.

If you are emailing from an email account which is not part of NHS.net, you should be aware this is an insecure route and is at your risk. Please advise your patient of this and check they are happy before proceeding

GP 2WW Referrals

If you have access to NHS eReferrals, please refer your patients via this method, rather than by post or email.  If you wish to refer a patient with a suspected sarcoma, who fits within the NICE Guidelines criteria (Click Here for NICE Guidance ) for a 2ww referral, please complete and send the following referral form via NHS eReferrals.  If you do not have access to eReferrals, please email this form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. :

document GP two week wait referral Sarcoma Form (411 KB)

GP Non-urgent referrals

If you have access to NHS eReferrals please refer your patients via this method, rather than by post or email.  GP referrals for routine or urgent non-2ww patient referrals should download and complete this form in its entirety and return.  If you do not have access to eReferrals, please email this form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

document Routine GP Oncology Referrals Form (58 KB)

Tertiary Referrals

If you are a hospital with a patient you wish to refer for diagnostics or treatment, please use the form below.   Once completed, it should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(Please note this referral form should only be used for limb and truncal tumours. If the patient has a suspected sarcoma of the head and neck, breast, gynaecological or intra-abdominal regions, please refer to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham – https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/tertiary-referrals.htm)

document The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Bone Tumour Service – Tertiary Referral Form (113 KB)

Spinal oncology referral form

If you need to make a Spinal Oncology Referral, please use this referral form.
 
 

Emergency inter-hospital transfer referral

If you wish to make an emergency inter-hospital transfer referral, the following form should be downloaded.

document ROH Emergency Inter-hospital Transfer Form (128 KB)