Post Covid Assessment Service (new referral form added 29 September 2021)

Referral to the Post COVID service is for people with persistent troublesome symptoms lasting more than 12 weeks following the initial acute illness with suspected Post-COVID syndrome. Refer for any moderate signs and symptoms where signposting is not appropriate, and a rehabilitation approach is required; or for the Post COVID […]

Pathology Update: Plasma free metanephrines (pfMETs) for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma

From Wednesday 24 June 2020 EKHUFT will introduce plasma free metanephrines (pfMETs) to replace 24h urinary catecholamine (uCATs) for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma. Urine catecholamines (24h collection) will be completely withdrawn from our test repertoire on 31 August 2020.   Introduction of this service within the laboratories at EKHUFT is […]

Advice for patients attending hospital for surgery during the Coronavirus (Covid 19) Pandemic

Patients attending hospital for surgery must isolate for fourteen days prior to admission, this also includes members of their household and  the person who is bringing them to hospital, if they are not part of the patient’s household.  For more details, please see the EKHUFT patient advice leaflet. Further information, […]

GP IT Newsletter – February 2020

What is it: GP IT Newsletter – February 2020 Of interest to: Practice Managers Summary: Please find below the latest GP IT newsletter from NEL CSU. Topics include: GP Practice IT Course; NHS Digital GP Bulletin; NHS APP; Emis – SNOMED; Docman 10 – SNOMED; EPS Phase 4; Service Desk Update; eConsult […]

Cancer Talk – March 2020 edition

What is it: Cancer Talk newsletter – March 2020 edition Of interest to: All staff Summary: Topics covered – HPV Awareness, Ovarian Cancer Awareness, New Suspected Cancer Referral Forms, Cancer Speed Dating Event, Macmillan Cancer Care Course 2020 . . Attachments referenced: Macmillan Cancer Care Course 2020