e-Referral Case Studies

Two Week Wait Services and the NHS eReferral Service NHS Trafford CCG

NHS Trafford has adopted a proactive and positive approach to help ensure that all referrals to Two Week Wait services are made through the NHS eReferral Service. Dr George Kissen, NHS Trafford Medical Director has written to all GPs, and Practice Managers on behalf of the Pathfinder Clinical Commissioning Group, to encourage them to use eRS for their Two Week Wait referrals. As part of this approach, a scenario has been written to help support the positive message about benefits of using eRS, especially for Two Week Wait referrals, and a practice leaflet has also been developed.  Read more here...

IT Case study
Dr Karl Graham has been a partner at the Hedge End Medical Centre in Southampton since September 2002. He has used the NHS e-Referral Service to make all his first outpatient referrals since the system was launched locally in 2005. As the IT lead at his practice, Dr Graham is able to support the rest of his colleagues and promote the correct use of eRS. Read more here...