Community Urology Service

HaringeyEnfield
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The community-based urology service is run by Whittington Health. It provides a single point of referral for all urology referrals for Haringey and Enfield patients. The community clinics are able to treat the majority of conditions, ensure shorter waiting times and provide local access for patients. All patients are triaged within 48 hours by the service’s clinical lead (routine referrals) and patients seen within six weeks.

Conditions treated include:

  • Circumcision
  • Cystoscopy
  • Investigation of microscopic haematuria
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms
  • Recurrent urinary tract infection
  • Benign peno-scrotal lesions
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Other benign conditions of the urinary tract

Contact information for consultants can be found on the Whittington Health Urology service webpage.Consultant urologists are available to respond to enquiries from GPs as follows:

Urgent enquiries: call Whittington Hospital (020 7272 3070) and ask to be put through to the urologist on-call

Routine enquiries by email: email whh-tr.CommunityUrology@nhs.net to receive a reply by the end of the following working day

Routine enquiries by phone: call 020 7288 5866 to receive a call back by the end of the following working day

Consultant lead: Mr Maneesh Ghei MS MRCSEd MD (UCL) FRCS Urol, Mr Ghei is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and the Lead for the Community Urology Service at Whittington Health. His specialist practice is Minimally Invasive Urology, Laparoscopy, Endourology, the management of Complex Stone Disease. Mr Ghei is the MDT lead for Urological Cancers at Whittington Health.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • The service is available to all adult patients registered with a GP in Enfield and Haringey.

Exclusions

The following patients cannot be referred, if they are:

  • Not registered with a Haringey or Enfield GP
  • Under 18 
  • Require emergency treatment
  • Need surgical care 
  • Have suspected cancer
  • Have post-operative or post traumatic complications
  • Require a second surgical opinion
  • Need continence advice or the provision of the continence service
  • Require a trial without catheter
  • Have already had complex work-up and where treatment options have been tried in the community

How to refer

Urgent enquiries: call the Whittington Hospital (020 7272 3070) and ask to be put through to the urologist on-call

Routine enquiries by phone: call 020 7288 5866 to receive a call back by the end of the following working day

Routine enquiries by email: whh-tr.CommunityUrology@nhs.net to receive a reply by the end of the following working day

EMIS form

Referral methods: e-Referrals, EMIS managed referral

All Urology referrals apart from 2WW can be sent to Community Urology Service at Whittington Health via e-Referrals System. The service will appear as 'Haringey Community Urology Triage Service' within e-RS. Please note that all referrals to the service are to be sent via e-RS ONLY.

HARINGEY: All routine and urgent consultant led first Outpatient referrals to be sent via e-Referral System for North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust and Whittington Health NHS Trust.

ENFIELD: All referrals must be sent using the Urology Services Referral Form found in the global library.

Please review the primary care pathways, on the right hand side of this page, prior to referring patients to acute or community clinics.


Locations

Hornsey Central Neighbourhood Health Centre, 151 Park Road, London, N8 8JD

There are two clinics a week at this site: Mondays 1.30pm – 4pm and Thursdays 9.30am – 12noon

Lordship Lane Primary Care Centre

There is one clinic a week at this site: Alternate Wednesdays 9.30am-12noon.

Kings Oak Hospital

There are two clinics a week : Mondays 9.30am – 12noon and Thursdays 9.30am – 12noon

Provided By


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General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Navigating Self-Care

Urgent & Emergency Care

Urgent & Emergency Care for Children


Review date: Friday, 31 December 2021