Strike action is taking place in June. We'll contact you directly if you or your child's appointment is affected.

There are rail strikes planned for May and June, which may affect your journey to our hospital and community centres. If you or your child has an appointment booked, please do all you can to attend. Plan your journey ahead and allow extra time.

Cleft lip and palate referrals

Referrals for all new babies should be made by contacting the clinical nurse specialist (CNS) by phone. Please see the antenatal and postnatal referrals section for a list of local CNS phone numbers.

NHS GP Referrals

All referrals are to be submitted using the NHS e-Referrals service (formerly Choose and Book) – we no longer accept emailed referrals. Referrals sent to the mailbox or by post from GPs will not be processed. Should you require advice about a patient, please use the advice and guidance facility through e-RS.

Non GP and tertiary referrals

Tertiary referrals and non GP referrals, e.g., from health visitor can be emailed to

Referrals can be addressed for the attention of the cleft consultant surgeon, speech and language therapist, clinical psychologist, consultant paediatric dentist or orthodontist, or clinical nurse specialist

How to refer

Referral contacts

Antenatal and children up to 2 years of age

Referrals by telephone only

Cleft clinical nurse specialist:
Tel: 07884 182756

Children over 2 years of age and adults

We now only accept GP referrals through the ERS booking system.


Evelina London cleft service

1st floor, Staircase C,
South Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH