Clinical prioritisation of waiting lists for endoscopy and diagnostic procedures

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The Clinical Prioritisation Programme supports healthcare providers with prioritising their waiting lists based on individual patient needs. Following the prioritisation of surgical waiting lists, the next stage of the programme is to prioritise patients who are waiting for a diagnostic procedure. This letter, framework and operational guidance is designed to support providers with this work.

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Framework and operational guidance to supportĀ providers to prioritise patients who are waiting for a diagnostic procedure.

Version 3, updated June 2021.

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Letter from Pauline Philip (DBE), National Director for Emergency and Elective Care and Professor Chris Moran MD FRCS, Deputy National Strategic Incident Director, COVID-19.

Published 10 May 2021.