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10 steps to stamp out DNAs

Module summary

Dr Charlotte Alexander explains how to ensure you don’t have wasted appointments

Learning objectives

Learn how to stamp out DNAs with these 10 top tips, including:

  • Not publishing your DNA rate
  • Making cancellations easier
  • Reminding patients of their appointments
  • Engaging with serial offenders
Author

Dr Charlotte Alexander is a GP in Addlestone, Surrey

Date module published
06/04/2017
Module due for review
06/04/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
very good.
George Duru
23.04.2017.
Good
Alec Goldin
22.04.2017.
Useful
Raul Mascarenhas
17.04.2017.
Good
Marie Williams
16.04.2017.
useful, practical
Navajeevan Joshi
12.04.2017.