The referral management centres were was transferred from Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Primary Care Trust to NHS Kernow on 1 April 2013.
NHS Kernow has a Referral Management Service (RMS), which manages referrals from 53 GP practices, excluding those in East Cornwall. This service helps GPs to make excellent referrals to hospital consultants and helps patients to access appointments that are convenient for them wherever possible.
We also commission, but don't manage, hospitals, mental health, childrens and community services. Click here to access the Referral Management System.
For patients in South East Cornwall
NHS Kernow commissions Devon Referral Support Services (DRSS) to manage referrals for the 11 practices in East Cornwall.
You can access this service here or call 01752 398993 for more information.