Referral management centres: General practitioner colleagues could refer among themselves

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7547.975-b (Published 20 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:975
  1. Graeme Mackenzie, general practitioner (graeme.mackenzie@gp-a82041.nhs.uk)
  1. Whitehaven CA28 7RG

    EDITOR—I have no real objections to my referrals being triaged by clinicians.1 Iam under no illusions that referral is used as an “option” for general practitioners, and that we use it sometimes inappropriately just to be seen to be doing something. Of course medicolegally it is a powerful defence, …

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