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COVID-19 (coronavirus) latest: do not leave your home

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Advice for clinicians on COVID-19 (coronavirus) is here. If you are a member of the public looking for health advice, visit the NHS website or North Yorkshire Public Health. And if you are looking for the latest travel information, and advice about the government response to the outbreak, go to the website.

Last updated: 30 March, 2020 15:59pm

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Penile Implants (Erectile Dysfunction) – Information for GPs

Referral criteria / commissioning position

Funding considered, via the Individual Funding Request Panel (IFR) where:

  • exceptional clinical circumstances are demonstrated such as sexual dysfunction after radical treatment for prostate cancer

Investigations prior to referral


Information to include in referral letter

  • Details of how the patient meets this requirement
  • Treatments and interventions tried including the results
  • Drug history (prescribed and non-prescribed)
  • Relevant past medical/surgical history
  • Current regular medication
  • BMI
  • Smoking status
  • Alcohol consumption


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