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    Dear Rachael,

    I am very impressed indeed with your sound advice for trainees.

    Senior trainees should spend more time in clinic.
    Access to Outpatient referral console for all tier 2 trainees.
    Suggest that senior trainees should manage all general paediatric referrals as we already do it as part of CAU referral form.
    Senior trainees should be able to suggest to GP’s any investigations that might make the first consultation a one stop shop.
    Admin sessions should not be eaten into because of service provision responsibilities for trainees.
    Telemedicine for more urgent referrals and to avoid falsification of referrals
    Every GP trainee to conduct at least one new patient clinic to understand paediatric OP dynamics and procedure.

    Kindest regards,

    Dr Sripriya Eachempati
    ST6 Paediatrics, NNUH

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