Writing outpatient clinic letters to patients


This best practice guidance aims to help and encourage doctors to write most of their outpatient clinic letters directly to patients and send a copy of the letter to the patient’s general practitioner. The guidance covers general aspects of letter writing and applies to letters sent on paper and electronically. This document focuses on doctors’ letters but it is relevant to all clinicians who write clinical letters.

Full document: Please write to me: writing outpatient clinic letters to patients


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