AppraisalAid Templates | QIA – Referral letter content review

NASGP AppraisalAidDo your referral letters contain the necessary information in an accessible format that will allow for a smooth, timely referral experience for your patients?


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Did you refer the patient to the right place at the right time?

As a locum it can be especially challenging to get feedback on our referrals. Nonetheless, this is a valuable area of learning in how to use local resources efficiently, and most importantly, doing our bit in helping our patients have the smoothest, safest journey possible.

Focus on a particular type of referral or take a slice of consecutive referrals. This template gives tips on how to keep a log of patients of interest, the issues to consider when accessing medical records after you've left the practice and a framework for reflecting on whether the referral went as planned.

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