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Hospital doctors should write directly to patients rather than GPs, says new guidance


You've got to get so called Specialist Nurses out of the way. Half of the referrals are rejected to Cardiologist and even heart failure ones with BNPs of 150 because they did not tick the columns for the Nurse. the letter says - Cardiologist xyz has looked into patient history and does not want to see him at this point in time. Refer to Community Cardiology if need be:) Will the same Cardiologist be seeing her or is it counted as two referrals and two charges to NHS - first for HF and then for Cardiology. Wonder what the Hospital block contract says !

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05 Sep 2018

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