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Referral criteria and response time
Referrals are accepted from GP's and health or social care professionals as well as Educational Psychologists and Early Years Inclusion Co-ordinators. Self-referrals are not accepted; if you would like to be referred to our service please discuss this with your G.P.
The service accepts referrals of children registered with a Herefordshire G.P where there is a concern about a developmental issue, disability, or other condition impacting on the child's health and wellbeing.
- All referrals are reviewed for urgency and subsequently considered at the weekly multi-disciplinary Single Point of Referral Team Meeting
- The patient's/ parent's permission must be obtained prior to referral
- Written clinical information is required to assist the assessment process and to ensure the interventions and actions taken are appropriate to achieve optimum clinical benefit
- The service works within 18 week Referral to Treatment time for all health and social care referrals