Process for Referral for 2 Unrelated conditions

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					                     PROCESS FOR REFERRAL: 2 UNRELATED CONDITIONS


                                   Patient suffers from 2 separate,
                                 unrelated conditions e.g. Neck pain
                                        and Right Knee Pain




                                  2 Conditions treated as 2 separate
                                              Episodes.




    GP books 1 appointment on Choose                                  GP books 2 consecutive
                and Book.                                        appointments to reduce the number
                                                                        of patient journeys.



    Clinician agrees with the patient the                           Clinician assesses each condition
     main priority and concentrates on                                 within its own allocated time.
    assessment of that condition within
             the allocated time.


                                                             Each condition may have a different
                                                              outcome and hence will be reported
Once that Episode has been closed, the
                                                           separately such as surgery for 1 condition
 GP may refer the patient back to the
                                                               and Physiotherapy for the other.
     service for the 2nd condition.




   Each condition will be billed as a                           Each condition will be billed as a
         separate episode.                                            separate episode.




           Referral for 2 Unrelated Conditions Pathway v 0.1 25.07.2011 KN

				
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