This article reports on the results of two studies into telephone calls from patients to receptionists at three different UK GP surgeries. The research shows how staff can drive the telephone call forwards to benefit both the practice and patients.
- Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies
Published inPractice Management
Pages20 - 22
CitationSIKVELAND, R.O. and STOKOE, E., 2017. Effective telephone triage methods. Practice Management, 27 (6), pp. 20-22.
Publisher© MA Healthcare
VersionAM (Accepted Manuscript)
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NotesThis document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in Practice Management, copyright © MA Healthcare, after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see https://doi.org/10.12968/prma.2017.27.6.20.