re-referral

re-referral

A UK term for the referral to a health professional in a specific specialty, of a patient who was previously referred to the same specialty for the same condition at the same location.
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Despite a high and increasing re-referral rate, Ofsted found 'prompt action is taken' to protect children at risk of harm and social workers do well to reduce the risk to children living with abusive parents.
They also recommend the ability to discharge from secondary to primary care, with the provision for ongoing management and re-referral if necessary.
This may be related to the lengthy legal proceedings especially in the case of re-referral for observation or request for the psychiatrist to give expert evidence in court.
Similarly, staff at the hospital were criticised for failing to promptly recognise that Mr Y was experiencing a flareup of severe colitis and led to an "unnecessary" delay in re-referral to appropriate specialists.
Similarly, staff at the hospital were criticised for failing to promptly recognise that Mr Y was experiencing a flare-up of severe colitis and that led to an "unnecessary" delay in re-referral to appropriate specialists.
Tuesday was its last chance to be heard there while leaving enough time for re-referral to any other committees needing to consider it.
The higher the score, the greater the chance for a future event (e.g., re-referral, placement), according to the model.
Supervisor Colleen Yurtman admitted there were struggles with the department's increasing re-referral rate and said there were "lessons to be learned" from Laura's death.
As described earlier, the review included process steps in phases of care delivery such as at referral, intake, care transitions, discharge and re-referral and clinical steps in care such as routine care, complex care, self-management and functional health management supports, and community care and supports (12-15).
"Sen Fraser adamantly disagrees with the content of the bill and had no intention of passing it, and he did not ask for a re-referral."