Discharge Summary and Outpatient Clinic Letter


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
SOP26
Issue No
2.1

Target Audience

Inpatient and Community Mental Health (including LD and secure) staff

Purpose

To inform of both the process for completion of discharge summaries and electronically transferring them to the relevant GP practice within 24 hours of the discharge and completing outpatient clinic summary letters and electronically transferring them to the relevant GP practice within 7 days of the clinic appointment.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Operations

Document Author
Effective Services Department - 01244 393171
Emergency Planning Team - 01244 397642


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

16 September 2019

Approval Meeting

Executive Core Group Meeting for Docman Connect


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