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The following document includes the criteria for a number of procedures which are of limited clinical value (PLCV).

GPs should confirm that patients fullfill the criteria as outlined in the relevant area of the policy before referring the patient.

  pdf Procedures of Limited Clinical Value Policy 2016.pdf [pdf] 729KB (728 KB)

A copy of this letter will be sent to the referring GP if it is felt that the referral does not meet the required referral criteria as per the PLCV Policy.

  pdf PLCV (Procedures of Limited Clinical Value Rejection letter)[pdf] 246KB (246 KB)