GP referral

GP referral

Any referral by a GP to be seen by another health professional, including a consultant, a physiotherapist, dietician, Macmillan nurse.
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The percentage of patients seen within two weeks of an urgent referral for any suspected cancer was 81.8, compared with a target of 93 per cent, while 71.4 per cent received "first definitive treatment for cancer within 62 days of an urgent GP referral".
Some parents were willing to pay for private testing but the procedure needs a GP referral and they say doctors have refused to sign the letters.
The parties urged Mr Pengelly to reallocate any end of year underspend to tackle counselling waiting lists and bring in a 28-day target from GP referral to first appointment.
In Manchester CCG, 78pc of patients began treatment within two months of an urgent GP referral, below the NHS target.
But after being advised to join a well-being clinic to meet other cancer survivors, Margaret was introduced to Everyone Active GP referral trainer Richard Coker and she says it has transformed her life.
The CCG also narrowly failed to achieve the standard for patients being seen within two weeks of an urgent GP referral for suspected cancer.
Research carried out by the party found that one patient waited 541 days for treatment following a GP referral in 2017 - against a target of 62 days.
The number of people waiting more than 36 weeks from a GP referral to treatment stood at 12,354 in March 2017.
Figures released by NHS England revealed improvements in other areas, including the number of people seen by a specialist within two weeks of an urgent GP referral for suspected cancer (94.7%), compared with 93.6% the previous quarter.
Radiology (GP Referral) had the highest number of patients waiting over eight weeks at the end of August and September 2014, when there were 7,103 people waiting.
The law also requires a GP referral for counselling, which is not necessary under the HAA card scheme A spokesperson said: "We are very concerned about the health and community care needs of Magdalene survivors who live abroad.
Steve West Chairman, Disabled & Aged Group, Llandaff | I WAS recently admitted to UHW with a burst appendix, initially going to A1 Link GP referral, where I was treated and sorted a bed promptly, and later had X-rays and then a CT scan and moved to A2 South.