The rapid referral guidance toolkit produced by Macmillan Cancer Support contains the NICE referral guidelines for suspected cancer. There are also accompanying notes from Macmillan GPs and GP advisers. It’s been produced by GPs for GPs with the aim of providing support, guidance and practical referral recommendations.
Macmillan’s Rapid Referral Guidelines are based on NICE guidance. This toolkit supports all of the recommendations in the NICE guideline on suspected cancer: recognition and referral apart from those relating to specific childhood cancers.
Urgently refer people (appointment within two weeks) if they are:
Consider referring people aged 60 and over with recurrent or persistent urinary tract infection that is unexplained.
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