NHS e-referral service passes 100m mark
The NHS e-referral service has made 100 million bookings since it was launched in 2005 as the NHS choose and book service, according to NHS Digital.
Currently the service is booking around 400,000 referrals every week. It allows patients or clinicians to book appointments in hospital or other care settings online and has been shown to reduce the number of people who fail to attend their appointment. More....