outpatient referral category

outpatient referral category

A Scottish term of art for the level of acuity for an outpatient referral, which is classified as urgent (ASAP-ish—appointment at the earliest possible chance), soon (an unofficial term for an earlier appointment than the patient would receive if given the next available routine appointment), and routine.
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