April 16, 2024

NHS self-referral for tests and appointments

Around 180,000 more people a month will be able to self-refer for additional services such as incontinence support or community nursing without seeing their GP, so family doctors’ time can be freed up to focus on delivering care to people who need it most.

Under the renewed plan, every GP practice will also be required to allow new patients to register online this year instead of having to attend in-person and fill in a form.

Read more – NHSE (9/4/24)

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