Commissioned by NHS Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many of our consultations are now taking place virtually. Your GP referral will still be triaged by a clinician and you will then be contacted to book either a telephone appointment or a face to face appointment.

Please do NOT attend any of the clinics if you have any symptoms of cough, fever, shortness of breath or change in sense of smell. Call us and we will re-arrange your appointment when it is safe to do so.

If you are attending an appointment in person, you are advised to wear a face mask or covering.

Please call our hub to discuss any concerns you may have regarding your referral.


**Polite Notice**

Dear Patients, We have undergone some changes with our phone lines to help provide a better service. The service's contact number is 01727 823111. Please follow the instructions as appropriate.  Please do not call the GP practice when trying to contact us. 

When attending your appointment at Colney Medical Centre please wear an appropriate face covering and report to the first floor – Gynaecology Reception.

Thank you  

A team of local General Practitioners with a Special Interest in Gynaecology (GPSIs) is working with a team of Consultant Gynaecologists to provide this service. The aims are to ensure that you will be seen by the right person in the right place first time for the management of your gynaecological problem, and to provide an excellent community based gynaecology service.

What Happens After Referral By My GP?

Your referral will be looked at by the Community Gynaecology Triage team very quickly and there are four possible outcomes:

  1. Further advice is given to your GP with ideas of different treatments.
  2. An assessment in the Community Gynaecology Clinc with a GPSI in Gynaecology.
  3. An assessment in the Community Gynaecology Clinic with a Consultant Gynaecologist.
  4. Onward referral to an acute hospital clinic if appropriate (via the NHS e-referrals service).

We will contact you to advise you of the next step. If this is an appointment in the Community Gynaecology service, we will send you an invitation letter to enable you to book your appointment.

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