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Patient referrals being delayed as GPs unable to access e-referrals system on launch day


Ah yes ! Received three discharge letters from my local hospital again last week for patients who left our Practice in 2003, 2004 and 2012 respectively. On-going problem for years now! Hope someday, the hospitals will have their databases linked to PCAs so when patients move from GP Surgeries, their new details get updated across NHS bodies. Hope HSCIC can also look into this because it results in unnecessary delay to patient care since GPs can't redirect or even send these discharges/letters back to the sender via Docman

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15 Jun 2015

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