University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) offer outpatient services via the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS).
Our services have the following request types:
- Directly bookable – GP can directly refer into a service and book an appointment for the patient
- Indirectly bookable – GP can directly refer into a service but the patient/GP must make contact with the hospital in order to book an appointment
- Referral assessment service – GP refers the patient into the appropriate service, the referral is reviewed and UHB decide on the service the patient is to be booked onto
- Advice and guidance request – GP sends an advice request and a clinical member of staff will review the request before supplying a response
The e-RS offers patients greater choice over where they would like to be seen. Please see the e-RS page for more information on the service.
Last reviewed: 26 July 2021