Patient self-Assessment prior to referral to Functional Bowel / IBS Clinic

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Dear South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

With regards to Functional Bowel / IBS Clinics provided by your Trust, please answer the following questions:
1) What national & local targets (if any) do these providers have re referral waiting times for Functional Bowel / IBS Clinics?
2) To what extent were these targets met by each provider in the last 3 years?
3) Describe any patient self-assessment tool used a part of the referral pathway and/or prior to clinic appointment?
4) Are these tools electronic or paper-based? If electronic, which product is used?
5) Please provide the name and job-title of the lead clinician for each service

Yours faithfully,

Rita Gillespie

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Gillespie

 

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Elisha Blair

Information Governance Officer

Corporate Directorate

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291

 

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foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Gillepsie

 

Request for Information – Ref 5786

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Elisha Blair

Information Governance Officer

Corporate Directorate

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291

 

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