Referring a patient to Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre
It’s easy to refer a patient to the treatment centre. However, before you do so, please check the following referral criteria as we will not be able to treat patients within the following categories.
- under 18 years of age
- high suspicion of cancer
- clinical emergencies
- unstable ASA 3 (i.e. poorly controlled co-morbidities)
- BMI of more than 40 for general anaesthetic or 45 for local anaesthetic (under 160 kgs and able to transfer independently)
Making a referral
Patients can be referred to us in a number of ways. Where possible please use our referral forms below.
- online via Choose and Book
- by contacting NHS Somerset's Referral Management Centre on 01278 727 400