An evaluation of changes to pelvic US referrals from primary care in line with NICE guidelines

Author(s): Melanie Harrison

Hospital: Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust

Reference: RAD Magazine, 50, 585, 19-21

Excerpt: 

Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust has specific guidelines for accepting pelvic ultrasound scans (USS) from primary care; however, not all referrals comply with the NICE guidance. In 2018 the stakeholders in the trust’s radiology department, including consultant gynaecologist Dr Andrea Sanderson and consultant sonographer Alison McGuinness, began the process of changing the way pelvic USS from primary care are referred by developing an evidence-based comprehensive referral pathway in line with clinical guidance.

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