After an 8 week surgery recovery period, Earl is transferred to Southend Hospital for the final part of his treatment, the chemotherapy treatment as Southend is a specialist site.[EHR data transferred to specialist chemotherapy hospital, diagnoses, surgical procedure, chemotherapy assessment]
Earl has chemotherapy as a day patient, and once he has completed this he is monitored over time as an outpatient at the general hospital. [course of chemotherapy, blood count monitoring, radiology testing, EHR data transfer to GP and general hospital through discharge summary]
Earl is doing much better!
Earl goes to visit his GP after noticing he has developed some new symptoms such as coughing up blood. His GP suggests that he should have an urgent referral for a chest X-ray at the local hospital, especially since he is a smoker and 50 years of age.[patient historic illness, family history, new consultation, symptoms, transfer of EHR data through referral to general hospital]
After looking at the chest X-ray, the GP decides that Earl needs an urgent 2ww referral to the Lung Clinic and for a CT scan, as she suspects he has lung cancer. [recent radiography results, symptoms, EHR data transfer through referral to general hospital]
Earl has his chest X-ray at the general hospital and the reporting radiologist writes a report based on the findings, which is sent back to his GP for review.[GP referral details, imaging report, recommendations]