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Disclaimer: The guidance contains helpful primary care information for management of referrals and up to date referral criteria. These guidelines are locality specific to best reflect local services. This guidance does not override or replace the individual responsibility of healthcare and social care professionals involved in the delivery of care to make informed professional judgements appropriate to the circumstances of the individual.
This guidance refers to:
This guidance does not cover:
Seek immediate or urgent specialist advice/treatment if:
Patient presenting to a Healthcare Professional with acute exacerbation of COPD- Consider red flags