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Referral Guidelines

Adult Autism
Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service
Ambulance Booking Guide
Breast Service
Cancer Services

GG&C Colorectal Cancer Guideline

Below please find links to the new GG&C Colorectal Cancer Referral Pathway adapted during Covid19 recovery phase. The flowchart, covering letter from Scottish Government and link to patient leaflets in a number of languages is also attached.

New Lower GI Symptoms Pathway (July 2020)

QFiT referral pathway diagram (July 2020)

New Lower GI Symptom & QFiT Pathway Webinar (Aug 2020)

Password for Webinar: .FmSiU7M (please note password starts with a full stop)

GGC Colorectal Event FAQs

Scottish Government QFiT Clinical Guideline

GGC Lung Cancer Pathway

Please find below information for the GGC pathway launched 2nd Aug 2021 which gives GPs the option to request a CT Chest directly.

Launch Letter to GPs

GP Direct Access CT Chest Pathway

GP Direct Access to CT Chest Pathway Webinar 31st August 2021

Direct Access CT for Suspected Cancer (Phased roll out June 2022)

Launch Letter to GPs

CT CAP Imaging Pathway from Primary Care

All other Cancer Guidelines

Scottish Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancers (Link to Website)

Other Documents

Improving the Cancer Journey

Regional Cancer Genetics Service

Cancer Genetics Primary Care Referral Guidance

Regional Newsletters and Publications

qFIT Patient Leaflets


Chinese Mandarin






Cardiac Rehabilitation
Chronic Pain
Community Centre for Brain Injuries
Community Falls Prevention Programme
Community Mental Health
Compassionate Response Distress Service (CDRS)
CTAC TR Referral Guidance (ER) – for GPs
Erectile Dysfunction Services
Exceptional Referral Protocol
General Medicine
General Surgery
Geriatric Medicine
GGC Phlebotomy
Glasgow City Youth Health Service

Glasgow City Youth Health Service is a holistic, confidential health and wellbeing service available to young people aged 12-19 years. The service operates in evenings at locations throughout Glasgow City and is open to any young person with a Glasgow postcode or registered with a Glasgow GP practice.

We can offer:

  • Appointments with the Nurse or Doctor
  • Mental health support and counselling
  • Multiple risk programme (e.g. Substance misuse, antisocial behaviour)
  • Sexual health support
  • Weight management programme (Weigh to Go for young people aged 12-18 years)
  • Advice and support on volunteering, training and employment

For more information or to make a referral, please call us on: 0141 451 2727

Referrals can be made by young people, parents, carers, healthcare professionals, social work services, third sector organisations, education staff and GPs within Glasgow City HSCP. 

GP practice staff should use SCI Gateway.

 For more detailed information, please see our referral guidance document below.

Glasgow City Youth Health Service Referral Guidance

Inherited Cardiac Conditions
Live Active
Mental Health
Movement Disorders
MSK Physiotherapy
National Spinal Injuries Unit
Oral Health
Orthotic Service
Palliative Care
Palliative Care COPD and Falls QiP Pathway
Plastic Surgery
Rehabilitation Services
Respiratory Medicine
Sandyford Services

Whilst some people do stop smoking at their first attempt, many take several attempts to give up for good. People are up to three times as likely to stop smoking successfully if they use an NHS stop smoking service, compared to trying to stop on their own.

Quit Your Way have various support services available to help with stopping smoking.

Refer via SCI gateway at:

Alternatively, find the nearest Quit Your Way Pharmacy or local smoking cessation support service by using our Postcode search.

Why not have a look at our Facebook page to see the ways that other people have managed to stop smoking at:

Vascular Surgery
Weigh To Go
Weight Management

NHSGGC Weight Management Leaflet

Making a New Weight Management Acute Referral on TrakCare via New Request

Referral guidance for GGCWMS – 280121

Weight Management and Physical Activity Infographic Feb 21

Self referral:

Self-referral criteria can be found within the referral guidance and the self-referral form can be accessed here:

SCI Gateway:

If you’re a health professional, you can refer your patients to Glasgow and Clyde Weight Management Services via SCI Gateway.  Please select send to ‘GGC Weight Management Service.’ 

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