Carpal tunnel syndrome (surgery)

This is a link to the NHS Devon CCG commissioning policy for surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome.

Supporting referral guidelines

Western: Carpal Tunnel clinical referral guideline

South Devon and Torbay: Carpal Tunnel clinical referral guideline


Referral Criteria

For referral criteria, please follow the link below:

Commissioning policy for surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome.

Referral Instructions

Where the circumstances of treatment for an individual patient do not meet the criteria described in the policy, exceptional funding can be sought. Individual cases will be reviewed by the appropriate panel of the CCG upon receipt of a completed application from the patient's GP, consultant or clinician. Applications cannot be considered from patients personally.

Individual funding requests

Applications for consideration for funding approval should be sent to:


Alternatively, please send to: The Panel administrator at Bridge House, Collett Way, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4PH

Supporting Information

Patient Information

Individual Funding Request (IFR) Patient information leaflet

Publication date: 21 May 2019

Last updated: 11-10-2019


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