Direct Access Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

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For assistance with the management of patients under the age of 50yrs who present to primary care with bright red rectal bleeding.

See the 'Lower GI’ pathway for more information of the management of other lower GI symptoms.

Eligibility criteria


  • Under 50 years
  • Present with bright red rectal bleeding 

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

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Referral methods: e-Referrals

Via e-RS. Please attach the referral form.