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Hospital closes A&E due to 'high number of Covid-19 patients'Subscription

26 May 2020 By Costanza Pearce

A seaside hospital has ‘temporarily’ stopped accepting new patients, including to its A&E department, due to a ‘high number’ of patients with coronavirus in the hospital.

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GPs made 30% fewer referrals to secondary care during MarchSubscription

14 May 2020 By Eleanor Philpotts

GP referrals to secondary care were down by nearly a third in March, new NHS England data has shown.

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Coroner calls for changes to discharge letter procedures after patient death Subscription

18 Sep 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A coroner has called for discharge letters to be sent to all medical attendants, including GPs, following the death of a patient.

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