National and Regional Resources: General Surgery & Urology

This information is shared to support learning and the development of services – other resources may be available. Contact us if you would like us to include any additional resources on this page.

Please note: national and regional guidance is shared to support the development of services; clinical teams should always refer to local policies and pathways within their organisation.

The Paediatric General Surgery & Urology Getting It Right First Time Programme National Specialty Report was published in February 2021.

The Children and Young People: Testicular Torsion Pathway from the Getting It Right First Time team was published in February 2024.

The Twist and Shout pathway and quality of care review from the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death was published in February 2024.

The Suspected Appendicitis Pathway Best Practice Recommendations were published by the SW SIC ODN General Surgery & Urology Working Group in 2022.

The Paediatric Circumcision Pathway Best Practice Recommendations were published by the SW SIC ODN General Surgery & Urology Working Group in 2023.

The South West Paediatric Major Trauma Network published their guidelines for initial management and transfer following button battery ingestion in 2021.

Information for children and families about the risks of torsion, symptoms to look out for, and steps for seeking medical help.

A video from South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICB for post-graduate doctors responsible for the care of children with the acute scrotum.

Information for children, parents, and healthcare professionals on foreskin health and advice about foreskin conditions.

A series of posters to raise awareness among boys and education leaders of the need to act quickly on testicular torsion.