Trust chief leads ‘industrial’ drive to cut ‘pointless’ follow-up appointments

Jim Mackey

National leaders want to expand the use of patient-initiated follow-up appointments on an “industrial scale” – in a bid to reduce the number of “pointless reviews” and give patients more control over their care.

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