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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Orthopaedics

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Referrals

We can only accept doctor-to-doctor referrals made in writing. As a patient, please see your GP about being referred to one of our hospital consultants.

A strict appointment system operates and referrals are prioritised on clinical need, based on the information supplied by the referring medical practitioner.

Making a referral

To make a referral to our team, use the Choose & Book system or contact us directly.

Please ensure that your letters include the following information.

  • Full GP practice detail.
  • Patient data, including their:
    • name
    • date of birth
    • telephone number
    • NHS number.
  • All relevant clinical information and indication of urgency.
  • Information on any relevant pathology or X-ray tests carried out.
  • Whether the patient needs transport on medical grounds.
  • Whether the patient needs an interpreter.