Running a Safe Rapid Access Clinic

  • Vivek NamaEmail author


Running a safe rapid access clinic (RAC) is an integral component of cancer services. Efficiency in the delivery of these services requires participation in activities such as multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meetings, adhering to national cancer waiting time targets and performing audits. Referrals to RAC clinic often fall into five categories: postmenopausal bleeding, suspected ovarian, cervical, vulval or endometrial cancer. Standardised forms allow a broader category ‘other’ to include non-specific concerns.


Rapid access clinic 2 week wait Cancer referral Cancer services MDT 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Croydon University HospitalLondonUK

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