Local Fast Track Referral Guidelines 28th August 2018

This meeting took place on Tuesday 28th August 2018, and was a discussion about local guidelines for fast tracking referrals.

Dr Hussain presented A Summary of Local Fast Track Guidelines for Suspected Cancer. The group discussed the criteria as a group and cases that we had referred/seen, and the different criteria for fast track referrals in different areas.

Attached below are the meeting minutes and presentation:

Local Fast Track Referral Guidelines Presentation

PennineGPLearning Meeting 28th August 2018 Minutes

Addendum: October 2018
As a pilot, the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) is being implemented across Primary Care in both Calderdale and Greater Huddersfield, with effect from the 1st October 2018.
Attached below is a summary of the NICE guidance related to the use and interpretation of this test, which has been incorporated into the CHFT fast track referral guidelines for suspected lower GI cancer:

Please be aware that information in the field of medicine changes all the time, so we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data when you read it, it is here for General Practitioners to learn.