All patients referred using the Two Week Rule (TWR / 2WW) for suspected cancer will be offered a date for their first appointment within 14 days.
- TWR Referral Forms
- TWR Aide Memoire
- Cancer Peer Review Measure
- GP Proforma following Cancer Diagnosis
- TWR: Information for Patients
There are national and local guidelines available through the cancer network and on the Trust GP Extranet indicating the criteria for urgent cancer referrals as well as through the Surrey Primary Care Trust.
In all specialties there is an emergency Consultant On-Call available via the main Hospital switchboard:
- 01784 88 4488 (ASH)
- 01932 87 2000 (SPH)
Making Patients Aware of their Referral
ASPH continue with their excellent performance against the cancer wait time standards.
Achieving these standards are a high priority within the Trust as efficient and effective pathways ensure patients are seen, diagnosed and treated as quickly as possible.
To help us to continue to deliver this efficient service we require your support to ensure that patients are aware that they are being referred to rule out a cancer diagnosis.
- Download the patient leaflet to help with this
All referrals are received by our booking team who contact the patient to agree a convenient time to attend. On many instances patients are unaware that they are being referred to rule out cancer, which leaves the Appointment Centre to try to arrange an urgent appointment without causing unnecessary alarm and distress.
We are asking all GPs to only tick the box which states that the patient is aware of the nature of the referral when the patient has been informed and understands the importance of attending the appointment.
|Breast Cancer||Mr. Tayo Johnson||t. 01932 72 2311|
|Mr. Manish Kothari||t. 01784 88 4607|
|Ms Sunita Shrotria||t. 01784 88 4607|
|Colorectal Cancer||Col K Galbraith||t. 01784 88 4316|
|Mr. Humphrey Scott||t. 01932 72 2318|
|Mr. Philip Bearn||t. 01932 72 3672|
|Mr. Jonathan Trickett||t. 01932 72 2233|
|Child and Adolescent Cancers||Dr. Tariq Bhatti||t. 01932 72 2538|
|Dermatological Cancer||Dr. Samantha Vaughan-Jones||t. 01932 72 3720|
|Dr. Pawan Kumar||t. 01784 88 4532|
|Dr. Maria Roest||t. 01932 72 2746|
|Dr. Olivia O'Gorman-Lalor||t. 01932 72 2748|
|Gynaecological Cancer||Mr. Anil Tailor||t. 01932 72 3636|
|Dr. Andrew Laurie||t. 01932 72 2120|
|Dr. Tanya Barnard||t. 01932 72 3432|
|Head and Neck Cancers||Mr. Malcolm Bailey||
t. 01784 88 4550
t. 01932 72 2421
|Miss Lisa Pitkin||t. 01932 72 2372|
|Lung Cancer||Dr. Michael Wood||
t. 01932 72 2305
t. 01932 72 3448
|Dr. Paul Murray||t. 01932 72 2305|
|Oncology||Dr. Anthony Neal||t. 01932 72 3421|
|Dr. Sarah Khaksar||t. 01932 72 2385|
|Dr. Veni Ezhill||t. 01932 72 2305|
|Dr. Sharadah Essapen||t. 01932 72 3421|
|Thyroid Cancer||Ms Lisa Pitkin||t. 01932 72 2372|
|Upper G.I. Cancers||Mr. Neville Menezes||t. 01932 72 3464|
|Dr. Peter Finch||t. 01932 72 3431|
|Dr. John Thornton||t. 01932 72 3431|
|Dr. Stephen Evans||t. 01932 72 3431|
|Urological Cancer||Mr. Robin Cole||t. 01932 72 2376|
|Mr. Ravi Kulkarni||t. 01932 72 2053|
|Mr. Bill Dunsmuir||t. 01932 72 2376|
|Mr. Justin Collins||t. 01932 72 3262|
|Mr. Krishnaji Patil||t. 01932 72 3262|
There may be a few occasions when the GP is reasonably certain of a cancer diagnosis but unsure about the specific site of origin.
In these cases, please make a referral using the TWR proforma marked for the attention of a General Surgeon or Physician based on your best assessment of the likely site of the cancer.
In many cases, where the GP suspects widespread secondaries are present, you may find it helpful to discuss the case directly with a Consultant Oncologist for advice in the first instance.