Discharge letters fixed with 30 mins training

GPs rejoice: hospital doctors have finally come up with a way to improve the quality of interns' discharge summaries.

The new scheme, being implemented in one of SA's biggest public hospitals, takes aim at the sloppy wording, irrelevant information and poor structure so often found in discharge summaries.

With just half an hour of extra training, interns dramatically raised their game — particularly on the clarity and presentation of their summaries, a pilot study