NHS Foundation Trusts

Tackling dictation backlogs

Due to healthcare and staffing limitations in the last two years, it is clear the NHS face extraordinary demands, least of all for outpatient services. This backlog of patients is contributing to a significant accumulation of outpatient letters.

Five NHS Foundation Trusts, including Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead and Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust, have been forward thinking and solved the issue of permanent dictation backlogs using Accuro’s specialist secondary care transcription service.