1. Does your hospital internally use ‘ward-to-ward’ and/or ’emergency / critical departments-to-ward’ transfer ready-made forms? If so please send me a blank copy of the ready-made form or quote the data on the ready-made forms.

2. Does your hospital externally use ‘ward/emergency / critical departments-to-other Trusts/nursing home/residential home’ transfer ready-made forms? If so please send me a blank copy of the ready-made form or quote the data on the ready-made forms.

3. Please tell me who completes, authorises and signs the empty fields on the ready-made forms in questions 1. and 2. above?

4. If hospital consultant authorises but does not have to sign the ready-made forms in questions 1. and 2. above, where is their authorisation record kept?

5. What happens if there is no hospital consultant there in ward/departments to sign the ready-made forms in questions 1. and 2.
above?

6. What about ‘ward/department-to-isolated room’ in the ward/department transfers – is there a ready-made form form? If so please send me a blank copy of the ready-made form or quote the data on the ready-made forms. Please tell me who completes, authorises and signs the empty fields on this ready-made form? If hospital consultant authorises but does not have to sign the ready-made form, where is their authorisation record kept? What happens if there is no hospital consultant there to sign the ready-made form?

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