How to refer - Thoracic surgery 

NHS e-Referral Service (formally Choose and Book referrals)

UCLH service name Choose and book specialty Clinic type
General Thoracic Surgery Surgery - Cardiothoracic Thoracic Surgery


Referral contact address:

Thoracic Surgery Referrals
4th Floor
The Medical Centre 
University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street
16-18 Westmoreland Street
London W1G 8PH

Telephone: 020 3456 7898 ext 66059/66046 
Fax: 0203 456 6062

Rapid access and one-stop clinics

This is a rapid-access service and patients are regularly seen in an outpatient clinic and admitted for surgery, all within one week of being referred.

Access to patient results

Test results are included in letters to GPs and consultants.

Tertiary referrals

Our referrals are predominantly from North London and the South East. We take a large proportion of the Thoracic Surgery referrals from the following Hospitals:

  • Chase Farm/Barnet Hospitals
  • North Middlesex
  • The Whittington Hospital
  • The Royal Free Hospital
  • University College Hospital
  • Ashford and St Peters

In addition we take around 50 per cent of the referrals from Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow and around 10 per cent of those from Basildon and Southend hospitals.