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Consultant-to-consultant referrals ban piles pressure on GP practices and delays treatment


Another scenario is when a hospital doctor, sometimes a consultant sends a patient back to GP telling the patient to ask for a referral to another consultant when this is patently not necessary. This is sometimes backed up by a letter but not always with reasons. If the referral is not complied with the patient is left worried however the correct the decision is.

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14 Aug 2013

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