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
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.
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