Dear hospitals, a communication that doesn’t communicate isn’t a communication
This is a plea to emergency and outpatient departments to take a long, hard look at how you communicate with GPs because it’s not getting any better; it’s just getting worse.
Let’s start with those letters that list a lot of tests and finish off with the cryptic note: “GP to follow up.”
Talk about kicking the can down the road.
I don’t take such letters lightly and have called many ED directors to point out the numerous issues there are with this ever-increasing