Information for Referrers
This section contains information on how to refer a patient to Leeds Dental Institute for specialist treatment
The NHS Leeds Dental Referral Protocols document provides a clinical framework and guidance for dental practitioners when referring a dental patient.
If you are referring a dental patient, please note that the responsibility for making an appropriate referral rests with the referring healthcare professional.
From 1st October 2016, referrals to Leeds Dental Institute, for the services listed below, must be made via the Yorkshire & Humber Online Referral System:
- Oral Surgery
- Oral Medicine
You can access this service and comprehensive guidance via https://www.dental-referrals.org/
Dental Referral Form (40 KB)
Oral Cancer Referral Form (22 KB)
*New endodontic referral criteria April 2017 - see letter from NHS England HERE*
TMJ Referral Protocols (41 KB)
Forms must be completed as per the Leeds Dental Institute Referral Protocols (198 KB) or it may result in the return of the referral and/or subsequent delay in the provision of treatment.
For more information on NHS Leeds clinical guidelines, visit Leeds Health Pathways.