Devon patient choice statement

Wider Devon STP is committed to enabling patient choice as set out in the NHS Constitution. The STP also recognises that sometimes referrals are made outside the area that are not subject to patient choice and this results in Local NHS resource leaving Devon. The STP prefers and actively promotes local referrals wherever a clinically equivalent service exists, to maximise both investment in local services and convenience for patients, though patient choice will be respected. Wider Devon STP's summary position on referrals can be found using the link below;

Devon Choice Statement


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