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Minor Surgery Referral Information


Reason(s) for referral:

  • Removal of foreign body

  • Large Lipomas

  • Carpal Tunnel Injections

  • Large Sebaceous cysts with history of infections

  • Removal of ganglion & aspirations and injections

  • Head and neck subcutaneous lesions

  • Rigid sigmoidoscopy and injections of piles

  • Excisions of extra digits

  • Sebaceous cyst with history of infections

  • Removal of ingrowing toe nail

  • Articular injections

The following common, clinically benign skin lesions can be referred for Non- cosmetic reasons only:


  • Skin tags including Anal skin tags

  • Seborrhoeic keratosis

  • Hand or foot viral warts in adults (subject to your Practice being exempted from providing Cryotherapy treatment)

  • Corn/callouses

  • Small Lipomas

  • Molluscum contagiosum

  • Sebaceous (epidermoid or pilar) cysts

  • Neurofibromata

  • Angioma Keratoma and Benign Naevi 

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