Gynaecological cancer services at Bedford Hospital are provided by the Gynaecological Team which consists of Consultants and Clinical Nurse Specialists.
The Consultants and Clinical Nurse Specialists are:
Clinical Nurse Specialists
Lesley Gillon 01234 355 122 ext: 5779 Lesley.Gillon@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk
Following referral under the 2 week rule, patients will be seen in outpatients by a Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon or another member of the team with 1-2 weeks.
Outpatient clinics take place:
All patients can be referred; particularly those covered by the Anglia Cancer Network area - NHS Bedfordshire residents in North & East Bedfordshire.
Refer urgently patients:
Consider urgent referral for patients with persistent intermenstrual bleeding and negative pelvic examination.
Refer urgently for an ultrasound scan patients:
Patients outside of the Anglia Cancer Network area are usually referred to Hospitals within their Cancer Network area. NHS Bedfordshire residents living in North and East Bedfordshire are included under the Anglia Cancer Network.
South Bedfordshire patients are included under the Mount Vernon Cancer Network and usually referred to the Luton & Dunstable Hospital.
Map of Medicine Patient Pathway - suspected cervical
dysplasia and cancer; abnormal cytology
Map of Medicine Patient Pathway - suspected cervical dysplasia and cancer
Map of Medicine Patient Pathway - suspected endometrial cancer
Map of Medicine Patient Pathway - suspected ovarian cancer
CG27 Referral for suspected cancer: full guideline
CG27 Referral for suspected cancer: quick reference guide
CG27 Referral for suspected cancer: information for the public
CG27 Referral for suspected cancer: NICE guideline
CG122 Ovarian Cancer Full Guideline
CG122 Ovarian Cancer Quick Reference Guide
CG122 Ovarian Cancer: Understanding NICE Guidance: Patient Version
CG122 Ovarian Cancer: NICE Guideline
Cervical Cancer NHS Choices:
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust:
NHS Cervical Screening Programme:
Macmillan Cancer Support: Ovarian Cancer
Anglia Cancer Network - for residents from Norfolk, Suffolk,
Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire
Last updated: 10/10/2012
Update due: 10/10/2013