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Sunday 19 November 2017
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Topic: communication

October 17, 2007
Ther BMA and the Central Consultants and Specialists Committee give advice on improving communication between primary abnd secondary care

A new paper presents a number of suggestions to improve two-way communication between primary and secondary care practitioners, for the benefit of patients.

The General Practitioners Committee (GPC) of the British Medical Association (BMA), together with the Central Consultants and Specialists Committee (CCSC), has published Improving Communication, the Exchange of Information and Patient Care – suggested guidelines for secondary care doctors and GPs.

The paper makes recommendations with regards to: