CHOOSE & BOOK – DIRECT BOOKING OF ENT SERVICES MONDAY 3 JULY, 2006

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					     CHOOSE & BOOK – ‘DIRECT BOOKING’ OF ENT SERVICES
                 MONDAY 3RD JULY, 2006
From Monday 3rd July 2006 All Outpatient ENT services for Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS
Trust will become Directly Bookable via the National Choose & Book System.

DOS GUIDE to ENT SERVICE INFORMATION
In an attempt to assist GP Practices to browse the DOS (Directory of Service) more effectively
the following criteria should be applied: -

When searching the DOS enter the service – Ear, Nose & Throat.

Enter the appropriate Clinic Type -      Acute Access ENT
                                         Audiology Adult
                                         Audiology Paediatric
                                         Balance & Dizziness
                                         Ear Disorders
                                         Facial Plastic Surgery
                                         General Adult
                                         General ENT
                                         General Paediatrics
                                         Nasal Disorders / Rhinology
                                         Otology
                                         Salivary Gland Disease
                                         Snoring / Sleep Apnoea
                                         Swallowing Disorders
                                         Thyroid / Parathyroid Tumours
                                         Voice Disorders

The CaB System will guide the user to the appropriate DOS entry.

WWL ENT SERVICES: WWL has 4 services available on the DOS:

•   GENERAL ENT – Thomas Linacre Centre – Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh – RRF

•   GENERAL ENT – Leigh Infirmary – Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh – RRF

•   PAEDIATRIC Audiology - ENT – Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh – RRF

•   ACUTE ACCESS – ENT – Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh – RRF

    NOTE! The Acute Access Clinic (based on Orrell Ward) is only to be used for Patients
    who need immediate treatment. As the Acute Access clinic is a daily clinic, when referring
    patients the referral letter MUST BE ATTACHED AND           SENT ELECTRONICALLY
    BEFORE THE PATIENT CLINIC ATTENDANCE (which in some cases may be the same
    day as the referral is initiated).

    A C&B Screen Shot is Appended. Electronic Copies of this guidance are available on the
    ‘Communications’ Section of the Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust Internet Site
    http://www.wiganleigh.nhs.uk/Internet/Communications/communications.asp

         PAS Training Department – WWL                                    27th June 2006
PAS Training Department – WWL   27th June 2006

				
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