Criteria for referral to public hospital specialist clinic services

  • Solid or complex renal mass
  • Renal parenchymal mass
  • Angiomyolipoma
  • Mucosal collecting system lesion
  • Complex cystic lesion
  • Large symptomatic renal cyst.

Information to be included in the referral

Information that must be provided:

  • Urea and electrolytes
  • Urinary tract ultrasound or CT intravenous pyelogram results.

Provide if available:

  • Urine cytology results
  • Full blood examination.

Additional comments

The Summary and referral information lists the information that should be included in a referral request.

Where appropriate and available the referral may be directed to an alternative specialist clinic or service.

Referral to a public hospital is not appropriate for

  • Simple renal cysts.