Scanning & Letters Protocol

Practice Leads

  • Doctors: Sudhir Krishnan
  • Admin: Sallie Parker & Vicky O'Shea

Date Reviewed

6th July 2016

Date of Next Review

September 2017

Note for the doctors: all scanned letters should be actioned within 5 working days

Who to allocate letters to

  • If a staff member is not working for 5 or more consecutive working days, please do not allocate any letters until they are back at work.
  • All partners, salaried GPs and registrars can be allocated letters.
  • All other GPs (including locum GPs), should not be allocated letters unless confirmed by the practice manager.

Notes for admin team

  • All letters should be scanned onto the system and allocated to a doctor within 5 working days of their arrival
  • If there are any problems adhering to this time-frame, this should be raised with the practice manager