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Information for GP Practices


The RMS is a local service managed by a group of GP’s from Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.  Our main aim is to ensure that patient’s get to see the right person, at the right time, at the right place.

The RMS is made up of:

  • 23 Patient Choice Advisors
  • 3 Assistant Operations Managers / Supervisors
  • 13 GP Sifters
  • 1 Business Support Officer
  • 1 Data and Systems Manager
  • 1 Project and Implementation Assistant
  • 1 Assistant General Manager
  • 1 General Manager

 

The service is clinically led and the board meet monthly to discuss revised referral criteria, analyse performance reports and to resolve any clinical issues.  The RMS board is currently made up of:

  • Dr Andy May, Clinical Chair
  • Dr Malcolm McKendrick
  • Dr James Tait
  • Dr Matthew Stead (LMC)

What happens when your referral reaches us?  


What we need from you

In order to allow us to process your referrals in an efficient and timely manner, we need the following information:

  • Up-to-date patient demographics (including a daytime contact number with area code)
  • Primary reason for referral including clear referral instructions
  • BMI/BP taken within the past 12 months (to enable us to offer full choice)
  • Previous medical history and any recent investigations 

 

We also require you to attach the referral letter and any attachments at the time of booking into Kernow Health, as without this we cannot process the referral. 

Click here for the Referral Management Service Patient Information letter 

 

Click below for the latest RMS newsletters:

July 2014

November 2014

January 2015

May 2015