e-Referral Service news and events

Keep up-to-date with e-Referral Service (e-RS) progress, news and events.

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100 per cent of trusts switched over to e-Referral Service

All acute hospital trusts across England have successfully switched to electronic referrals for first outpatient appointments – almost a month ahead of schedule.

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First two trusts meet milestone of all electronic NHS referrals

18 September, 2017: Two hospital trusts and their referring GP practices have become the first in the country to adopt a digital process for booking patient hospital appointments.

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Rapid improvement guide: appointment slot issues

17 October 2017: NHS Improvement have published a guide to their elective care improvement hub to minimise and manage the number of patients unable to book their first outpatient appointment through the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS) because of Appointment Slot Issues (ASI).