Women's Health

This section aims to provide General Practitioners (GPs) and members of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) with some more detailed information about our services. The information below is updated regularly, but, if you need to find out more detailed information about a specific service or have a very specific question about the service or referral pathway, then please contact the service manager or the key clinician detailed opposite.

Referral Process

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 either be emailed to: rasteam@nhs.net or faxed to: 01743 277647.

You can also view the page that provides information for patients or carers by clicking the link below.

Women's Health

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.