Specialised services support people with a range of rare and complex conditions. Specialist medical services can only be accessed through a referral such as from the doctor.

The doctor will send details of your medical needs and explain why they feel a specialist service may be needed. You will often have tried other treatments or had tests before you go to a specialist service.

If you want to know more, you can watch the video below or visit the NHS website.

Last reviewed:January 13, 2023 byGemma

Next review due:July 13, 2023

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