Referring to Secondary Care

If you and your GP agree that you need to see a specialist, you will be able to choose the hospital or clinic that you will attend. You will also be able to choose the date and time of your appointment.

Waiting times for secondary care appointments varies from speciality to speciality you can usually be seen in around 6-8 weeks. Physiotherapy tends to have a wait time of around 12-14 weeks and for a scan, MRI etc usual wait times are 6-8 weeks.

If you have not received your appointment you should contact the hospital:

  • Princess Alexandra Hospital appointments office on 827391 for general outpatient appointments
  • Physiotherapy at Herts and Essex Hospital on 827498
  • Radiology Appointments (for scans, MRI etc) on 827179