Referral to Hospital by your GP

If you have been referred to a specialist and would like more information, in the first instance please contact the service provider directly.

Patient Information leaflet: 

What happens when you are referred by your GP to see a specialist? (millbarnmedicalcentre.co.uk)

Guide to NHS waiting times in England - NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Hospital Appointments – Book, Cancel or Change

You can book, cancel or change a hospital appointment by contacting the hospital directly by phone or through their website. 

Please do not contact the Practice regarding your arranged hospital appointments.

Find a hospital - NHS (www.nhs.uk)

NHS e-Referral (Choose & Book) Tracking

If your doctor has referred, you to a specialist for further care you will be asked to book your appointment using the ‘NHS e-Referral’ system. It’s fast, convenient, and secure.

Please do not contact the Practice regarding your hospital appointments – we are unable to expedite appointments or provide any waiting time information

You will usually receive a letter within 2 weeks giving details to log into the e-Referral website:

To track your e-Referral you will need the following details to log into the e-referral website:

  • Your date of birth
  • Reference number – this will be on the first page of your letter
  • Password – this will be on the second page of your letter

To track an e-referral

Log in to NHS Manage Your Referral (ncrs.nhs.uk)


You can also phone the NHS e-Referral Service line on 0345 608 8888 (open Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm, and on weekends and bank holidays from 8am – 4pm).