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Web Referral Form: Symptomatic FIT Service

This form is intended for requesting Faecal Immunochemical Tests (qFIT/FIT) for low risk (DG30) and high risk (NG12) symptomatic patients according to local arrangements made with participating Health Boards.

Please note all sections of this referral form are mandatory.

  • It is the responsibility of the referring clinical to follow up the patient’s test results.
  • Results can be accessed via Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP) or GP Links. No paper copies of results will be issued.
  • Results will be available within two working days of sample receipt.

This service is provided by the Public Health Wales Screening Division Laboratory for participating Health Boards only. Details of the laboratory can be found in the Laboratory Handbook with details of the test including methodology, rejection criteria, and turnaround times included.

Any queries from clinicians about the symptomatic FIT test can be sent to PHW.SymptomaticReferral@wales.nhs.uk. Please note the laboratory is unable to respond to queries from patients.

Copies of the patient information and instruction leaflets can be found here.
 

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