How to improve the recording of patient refusals
How to improve the recording of patients' refusal of or ineligibility for preventive services.
What's the issue?
The provision of preventive care is a major role and task for GPs, but some patients refuse one or more preventive services, and some patients some or all elements of preventive or other care are not indicated because of the patient’s clinical situation.
GPs need to document their patients’ refusal of or ineligibility for care for the purposes of good clinical care,