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This guidance covers the referral method for children and young people who present with symptoms and signs of cancer to a paediatrician or a specialist children's cancer service, if appropriate.
For children with suspected Skin Cancer, please see Skin 2WW Pathway.
Please make referral direct to Paediatric Team by telephone as this service is not provided on e-Referrals.
Consider referral when:
Take into account parental insight and knowledge when considering urgent referral
For Derriford Children's Cancer Service contact: Derriford Children's Cancer Service leaflet
Children and Young Peoples Outpatient Department ( Mon-Fri 8am-6pm): 01752 430927
Wildgoose Ward (Children's Ward): 01752 431653
Derriford Hospital Switchboard: 0845 155 8155 Or 01752 202082
Out of hours contract the on call paediatrician: 01752 432169