As part of a collaboration between the PHN's HealthPathways Team, BPAC and Hunter New England Local Health District, we have developed an electronic referral system known as SeNT.
SeNT allows GPs to send secure electronic referrals to both public and consenting private specialists and allied health providers. This system uniquely integrates structured HealthPathways and specialist required pre-requisites, with GP clinical software. SeNT is benefiting patients through streamlining the referral link between GP and specialist. It provides issue-based referrals that contain enhanced data quality and enable early urgency triaging based on agreed HealthPathways.
The SeNT system commenced on the 14th June 2016 in Medical Director and Best Practice. It is currently being rolled out across the Greater Newcastle region with planned future expansion into the New England, Hunter and Central Coast regions.
For a list of all the clinical areas and conditions for which electronic referrals are being submitted click here.
For a copy of the SeNT information brochure click here
If you are a General Practitioner interested in using the SeNT electronic system, or if you are a specialist service provider wishing to be listed in the service directory and receiving high quality electronic referrals, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us get you set up!