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The Oakwood Surgery
Registrar Training Handbook
“Excellence in education”
To provide clear and concise letters that are easy to read, summarise the relevant information for the receiving clinicians
Choose & Book
2ww referrals are via ‘Choose & Book’. Add the patient as an appointment under the Choose and Book session on the day.
Suspected Cancer Referrals
This must go through the 2 week wait process on a pro-forma
These ‘pro-formas’ are ‘auto-letters’: please ask you supervisor to show you how to access these
The patient must be informed that they will be seen at the hospital within 2 weeks and if not to inform the practice that this has not happened
This should be recorded in the notes
This must be handed to a receptionist with the words ‘this is a two-week wait referral’
How to Get a Letter Typed
Type it yourself!
Format of Letter
Thank you for seeing this… year old patient who presented with …
Further history reveals…
On examination I have found…
Investigations done so far have shown…
I wonder if this is…
I would be grateful if you would…
Medications and problems will be automatically added to the letter by SystmOne.
Save, Print off and sign the letter.
Give it to Janie to forward to the relevant department.