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Yes. The information you share is completely confidential and your personal details are not saved, stored or shared with any other party.
If your GP practice is enrolled in the scheme, then there is an option for you to send them a download link to your completed report. To enable your practice to arrange an appointment, you will need to give them your name.
This website and email system is hosted on the secured NHS network
It is possible to complete the form on behalf of someone else, but it is advised that they are with you so that the questions can be answered in full and as accurately as possible.
Yes. If you would prefer to discuss your symptoms with your GP, you can make a routine appointment without completing the RAPID-P assessment form.
If you have noticed blood in your vomit or stools (they appear black and tar-like) you should make an urgent medical appointment with your GP or seek advice from 111
Yes, you can download your completed questionnaire, to print and take to your doctor.
There is no time restriction, you can complete the form at anytime. However if your symptoms are persistent and have continued for some time, it is important you seek medical advice.
Yes. There is opportunity on the form to include any other symptoms that you may be experiencing.
Once completed, you will be given the option to download your RAPID-P assessment form, and results, as a PDF.
On completing and submitting the RAPID-P assessment form you will receive a notice advising you whether you need to make a routine GP appointment to discuss your symptoms with your GP, or whether an appointment with a local specialist will be booked for you within the next 14 days.
Yes, if you are advised that a referral appointment will be made for you, you can discuss options and preferences with your local medical practice.
Abdominal pain can indicate potential health problems and so it is important that the symptoms are investigated as quickly as possible. However delays can occur. RAPID-P is designed to help patients with symptoms that would benefit from early investigation to be given a referral appointment without always having to see their GP first.
An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of your body is examined using an instrument called an endoscope. You will find further information on the NHS Choices website
Please contact your GP practice if you have any queries.