The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Information for Professionals

Before you make a referral to our service, please ensure you have checked the recently updated Sarcoma section of the 

NICE 2015 Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer.

 Please read the following guidelines before referring into the soft tissue sarcoma MDT: 

Suspected Soft Tissue Sarcoma Flow Chart

Imaging Guidelines - please read prior to referral 

It is vital that the correct referral pathway is chosen. This ensures that we are able to see patients with a genuine suspected cancer with the appropriate speed needed. Thank you for your co-operation.


URGENT 14 DAY CANCER REFERRAL (for primary care only)

Please only use this pathway if your patient fulfils the requirements as outlined in the NICE 2015 Guidelines above.

Referrals cannot be accepted without a USS or MRI scan result 


NON-URGENT REFERRALS (for all healthcare professionals)

  • Download the non-urgent form from Leeds Health Pathways at
  • Please email this form to the Sarcoma CNS Team at
  • When sending a referral proforma to the email address above, please also send official radiology reports as attachments. For patient identification purposes, we cannot accept a copy and pasted radiology report.