NELFT Stakeholder Update Bulletin

What is it:  NELFT stakeholder update bulletin – Summer 2018 edition Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  The article below covers the following topics:  workforce/recruitment update across Kent and Medway, local engagement with CCGs, links to service leaflets and referral information, a briefing on the new digital platform MindFresh, and […]

IMPORTANT: EKHUFT PAS e-RS Update

What is it:   EKHUFT Letter on new Allscripts PAS Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  The following letter details the switch off date of the current Patient Administration System (PAS) and the go-live date of the new Allscripts PAS.  The letter outlines what this means for referrers using e-RS during this […]

Royal Marsden e-RS Letter

What is it:  Notification from Royal Marsden Hospital on e-RS paper switch off Of interest to:  GPs, admin staff (anyone who makes referrals) Summary:  From 28 August 2018, all referrals by GPs to the Royal Marsden’s consultant-led outpatient services must be received through the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS).  For full […]

e-RS Incomplete Referrals Quick Reference Guide

What is it:  e-RS Incomplete Referrals Quick Reference Guide Of interest to:  GPs, admin staff (anyone who makes referrals) Summary:  East Kent Hospitals has been receiving a number of queries from practices regarding ‘incomplete referrals’ where the ‘submit’ button is being disregarded.  Please see the Quick Reference Guide below on […]

Verifying Learning Disabilities Registers Update

What is it:  Verification of learning disabilities registers update Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  Please see the notification from the Community Learning Disabilities Service, stating that GP practices no longer have to have their learning disabilities register verified by Link Nurses from the community team. . Please be informed […]

e-RS EKHUFT Roll Out Letter and SOP

What is it:  EKHUFT e-RS roll out letter and EKHUFT e-RS Standard Operating Procedure Of interest to:  At staff (any staff member who makes referrals) Summary:  Please find below at letter from East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust detailing the latest update on the e-RS paper switch off programme, […]

Cervix Visual Assessment Guide

What is it:  New educational guide for cervix visual assessment Of interest to:  Clinical staff Summary:  Please see email below from South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: . South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust would like to bring to your attention a new educational guide for Cervix Visual Assessment. The […]