Western Sussex Hospitals have joined up with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals to form a new NHS Foundation Trust for our area: University Hospitals Sussex.

You can keep using this website for information about St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands hospitals but for our other sites and to find out more about the new trust please visit www.uhsussex.nhs.uk.

Referral information for GPs

Local referral and management guidelines

You have been redirected from the WSHFT GP referral website, which is currently under review.

New NG12 ‘Two-Week Wait’ Guidelines

October 2017

GPs who are part of the Coastal West Sussex CCG should access these guidelines via the CCG website. They have also been circulated by CWS CCG in formats suitable for embedding in clinical systems.

GPs outside the CWS CCG area wishing to refer into WSHFT can use the following referral guidelines to do so:

Related patient information leaflets

Referral guidance

Guidance on TWR referral processes is also available to GPs and healthcare professionals on the CCG website. You will need to register for an account before you can access these pages:

Paper Switch off for GP referrals


Gail Isted, Clinical Guidelines WSHFT
2nd Floor Stillman House, St Richard’s Hospital
01243 831419

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