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Coronavirus - Changes to our services

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of our non-urgent services have been temporarily suspended and others are operating with reduced hours. Find out about service changes here.

Women's Health

This part of the website is being designed specifically for GPs, Clinical Commissioning groups, care homes and other care professionals who need the service referral information or access to Trust policies and care leaflets.

How does a GP refer in to this service?

Referrals for the Advanced Primary Care Service (APCS) Gynaecology service are to be sent by the GP to the RAS Team via Choose and Book or if the GP Surgery is not on Choose and Book they can be emailed to: rasteam@nhs.net.

Types of patients regularly seen

The Sexual and Reproductive Health APCS service, regularly sees Gynaecology patients with the following conditions:

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Symptoms of lower urinary tract dysfunction
  • Vulval Pathology
  • Genital Prolapse
  • Asymptomatic Ovarian Cysts
  • Initial Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Recurrent Miscarriage
  • Difficult intrauterine device insertion
  • Change/insertion of Ring Pessary
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervical Cryotherapy
  • Sterilisation Counselling
  • Routine Follow up following vagina/incontinence surgery.

Patients not seen by this service

The service does not see patients with suspected cancers. These patients should be referred to acute secondary care through the Cancer two-week rule.

Service contacts information

  • Gynaecology APCS
    Tel: 01691 663600

Contact the Service Manager

  • APCS Service Manager
    Tel: 01743 277500

Contact key clinician(s)

  • Dr Charlotte Edmundson
    Tel: 01691 663600
  • Specialist Gynaecology Nurse
    Kate Haining
    Tel: 01691 663600
Next review due: 1 September 2020