Developing a nurse led GP referral service
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Developing a nurse led GP referral service

Liz Lees Consultant nurse in acute medicine, Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Teaching Trust

LIZ LEES describes a nationally acclaimed service that provides a whole systems approach to caring for GP emergency referrals

Nurses based in an emergency assessment area at Birmingham Heartlands and Soli-hull NHS Trust have developed a nurse led service for GPs by redirecting their referrals to nurse held pagers, instead of to resident medical officers (RMOs).

Emergency Nurse. 11, 8, 28-32. doi: 10.7748/en2003.

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