Latest referrals news
GPs are having to make referrals on behalf on non-NHS providers because private groups don’t have access to the e-Referral Service, which is mandatory for all NHS providers.
Almost one in four patients waited longer than two months to start cancer treatment from a GP referral, a new report has shown
The number of schemes offering financial incentives for GPs in return for cutting referrals has declined over the past year, according to a Pulse investigation.
An NHS programme that involved GPs screening older people at risk of hospitalisation and providing them with care plans increased NHS costs instead of reducing them, a new study has shown.