Inquest to Find Out Reason for Decrease in GP Referrals

.

Inquest to Find Out Reason for Decrease in GP Referrals

It has been recently revealed in a report that there is going to be an investigation held on the GP reference proposals that have seen a sharp fall in the time. It was said that even though 90% of the referrals are made via Choose and Book, there has been a fall witnessed in the same in the past 2 years.

It used to be 57% earlier, which has now become 50%, which is a sharp fall for such a short time. One of the reasons for this downfall might surely be the removal of the Choose and Book LES in different areas of the country. This has surely put an impact on the scenario and there is need for making amendments in the same in the time to come.

It has been admitted by the Department of Health that this has been the case, and it might also be due to lack of proper funding.

"There may be a number of reasons for this, including changes in GP funding to use Choose and Book. We are actively liaising with SHAs, PCTs and those clinical commissioning groups which are formed, in order to analyze the causes", said the DH spokesperson.


Latest News

Buffett Says Job-Cutting by 3G is a ‘Part of Capitalism’ and Efficient Business
Sea World Advertisement Says Killer Whales Live as Long in Captivity as in the W
Republican Senator, Ted Cruz to Compete for President’s Post; But Could his Birt
Ruth Porat to be Google’s New CFO
Fresh Competition Force Netflix, Hulu and Amazon to Look for New Technologies an
Cash-strapped Americans turn to Tax Refund Advances
Drone Manufacturers Have an Eye on North Dakota, Testing Ground for Unmanned Air
Tiffany’s Sales Decline due to a Strong Dollar
Bank of New York Mellon will settle Charges of Defrauding Customers for $714
Return Policy for Target’s Owned and Exclusive Brands Extended to One Year
Starbucks “Race Together” Idea Initiated by CEO Gets a Mixed Reaction
Brent Callinicos Uber’s CFO Steps Down to Spend More Time with Family