If you visit your GP and are passed on to another organisation, this is known as a referral. You can find information about how this process works through this page.
North Tyneside CCG introduced a referral management system in July 2015 within many specialities, known as the Referral Management System (RMS). to find out more click here.
NHS North of Tyne is responsible for planning and commissioning (buying) health services for residents across North of Tyne. This means that GPs must apply for funding for some types of referrals. To find out more click here.