Scottish referral guidelines for suspected cancer: quick reference guide

User-friendly visual aid to the urgent referral criteria as well as routine referral criteria and primary care management and good practice points.

Quick Reference Guide

The Quick Reference Guide has been produced by the Scottish Referral Guidelines Steering Group, who have worked with specialist guidelines groups, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Macmillan Cancer Support and the Scottish Government.

The Quick Reference Guide is based on the Scottish Referrals Guidelines for Suspected Cancer. A full version of the current guidelines, including risk factors, indications for routine referral and primary care management is available at A desktop Quick Guide has been developed by the Scottish Primary Care Cancer Group which has been used as the basis for an App for use on mobile devices.

Link to Website:

Link to both the Apple App store:

and to the Android App store:


Email: Cancer Access Team

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