Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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e-Referral Service (formerly Choose & Book)

What is e-Referral?

When you and your GP agree that you need an appointment, you can choose which hospital or clinic you go to. These may be local, but you can also choose from a 'national menu' of hospitals and clinics from across England. You will also be able to choose the date and time of your appointment.

For more information, visit NHS Choices.

How to make an appointment using e-Referral

You can use e-Referral to make routine and urgent outpatient appointments for most services at Oxford University Hospitals.

Please speak to your GP if you decide to come to one of our hospitals for treatment. They will let you know if your choice is an option and, once a referral has been made to us, you will be given an Appointment Request Letter containing your reference number and password. Make sure you have these in front of you when booking an appointment.

You will then need to call us on the number at the bottom of that letter to arrange a suitable date and time for your initial appointment. You will need to quote your booking reference number and password.

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How to make an appointment using e-Referral at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

Most services at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre are already directly bookable through e-Referral as part of our commitment to offer patients fast, efficient and reliable access to healthcare. We provide services at a number of locations so that patients can choose to be treated closer to home.

You will be given an Appointment Request Letter containing your reference number and password. Make sure you have these in front of you when booking an appointment.

  • Book online now (Healthspace website)
  • Call The Appointment Line (TAL): 0345 60 88 88 8 open every day 7.00am - 10.00pm
  • Textphone services are available on 0345 8 50 22 50

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