Reference 2018-411

REF:           2018-411

Subject:       Baseline Questioning

 

 

Request:

For question 1, can I just check if all patients are asked the baseline question when starting a new course of treatment?

(This request is related to the previous request 2018-206 – FOI Request – Overseas Visitors)

 

 

Response:

For question 1, can I just check if all patients are asked the baseline question when starting a new course of treatment?

 

Frontline staff are encouraged to ask the ‘baseline question’ to all patients. However most of the hospital’s clinics now operate a self-check-in system which asks the patient the baseline question, ‘Have you been resident for over 12 months’, at every appointment.