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REFERRAL GUIDELINES : HOW TO REFER

WHO TO REFER / SUGGESTED ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO REFERRAL / HOW TO REFER / WHO TO SCREEN


  • Routine referrals are seen at the Golden Jubilee clinic ? there are new patient slots every week. Please send written or faxed referral to SPVU secretaries.
  • Patients can be admitted directly for investigation if clinic review is inappropriate: please indicate on referral letter.
  • Unwell patients with known or new PH: SPVU medical staff can be contacted for advice 24 hours / day and can arrange transfer for assessment / treatment.

 

If there is any doubt about whether to refer or assess further prior to referral please contact SPVU medical staff to discuss.

 

Please remember to include a copy of any recent echocardiograms with referral letters.

 

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