|Patient sees doctor or nurse.
||Under the relevant current problem enter the appropriate referral code.
||There is a Read code picking list for referrals available or use via the Macro.
||Dictate referral letter in the usual way.
||The referral template automatically produces a list of the patient’s summary sheet, current medication and drug sensitivities. Bear this in mind when dictating your letter. Check that current drugs and summary page are accurate.
||Insert letter into referral note under the appropriate current problem.
||Print letter. Copy of letter is kept on computer file automatically.
||Run monthly report.
||Monthly report to check for patients with referral code but no attached letter, to check for missed referrals.