According to the HSJ, Jeremy Hunt recently praised the benefits of peer review to improve NHS standards, saying it is a better method than top-down targets. He says the NHS needs to “empower the process of peer review” to improve standards. Referral Management can be a valuable tool to help collect data and peer review referrals to secondary care. One of psHEALTH’s client, BICS (Brighton & Hove Integrated Care Service), has successfully worked with local GPs to improve the quality of referrals by using peer review and structured data collection. Everyone wins: most appropriate care for the patient, continued feedback to GPs and best use of CCG resources.
Read the full article about Peer Review in the HSJ
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