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Information for patients on referrals to a specialist

NHS England, with the support of the British Medical Association and the National Association of Patient Participation, has produced a leaflet about changes in the NHS standard contract which require hospitals to take responsibility for certain aspects of care.

Aimed at patients, it advises what they can expect from both their GP and the hospital when they are referred to a specialist. GP practices will shortly be sent 100 leaflets each. Alternative accessible formats will shortly be available for download. More....