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Referring to us

Bone mineral densitometry service

We can accept referral from GPs or consultants using the direct access referral form here, or by letter.

Alternatively, should a patient require a more in-depth consultation, please refer to Dr Bhalla, consultant in rheumatology and metabolic bone diseases, via the osteoporosis clinic.

For further information or referral advice, please tel. 01225 473414.

Endoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy services

The RNHRD Endoscopy Service has transferred to the RUH site at Combe Park and will be integrated with the RUH service. Dr Griffiths and others from the RNHRD team will transfer across and become part of the RUH team. Further information is available here.

If you would like to make a referral please make this in writing to the RUH Gastroenterology service. Further information and referral advice is available here.

Specialist imaging and measurement services

Medical consultants may refer patients for infra-red thermography or nailfold capillaroscopy to investigate connective tissue diseases, or in exceptional cases for laser doppler imaging. Please send referral letters to:

Clinical measurement department, RNHRD, Upper Borough Walls, Bath, BA1 1RL. For more information or referral advice, tel. 01225 473414. 

Consultants wishing to refer patients for compartmental pressure studies to investigate chronic exertional compartment syndrome should refer to:

Dr Tim Jenkinson, RNHRD, Upper Borough Walls, Bath, BA1 1RL. For more information or referral advice, please tel. 01225 473428.