Local Referral and Management Guidelines


This site aims to give timely and relevant information about services and guidelines developed jointly by specialists and GPs since 1996 when the Local Referral and Management Guidelines Committee was formed. The website was developed in 2005. Although intended for the Primary Care Community, we hope that this resource will be useful for colleagues in secondary care and other organisations.


We are currently working at integrating referral and management guidelines across Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust.


Guidelines that have the WSHT logo only have been adopted and approved for use across Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust. Guidelines that have a site named under the logo; St. Richard's Hospital or Worthing Hospitals remain for the time being specific to that site.

Please note: The content provided on this website is for information purposes only and is in no way intended to be a substitute for medical consultation with a qualified professional.


The Trust encourages Internet users to be careful when using medical information. If you are unsure about your medical condition, consult a physician. Although we carefully review the content on this site, the Trusts cannot guarantee nor take responsibility for the medical accuracy of all documents we publish, nor can we assume any liability for the content of websites linked to our site.




If you have information or material you think would be useful please contact Gail Isted -Guidelines Coordinator




Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust.
St. Richard's Hospital
Clinical Effectiveness Support Unit (CESU)
2nd Floor Stillman House
Spitalfield Lane
West Sussex




  • 01243 831419 (direct line)
  • 01243 788122 ext 1419 ( via Switchboard)


Normal office days: Monday and Friday. Emails are monitored on other days


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