Are you using time phrases in your letters?
Time phrases, such as those in the image above, are a really helpful way to structure events in a letter.
Often, when writing referral letters, you need to describe a series of events. For the reader, it can be hard to understand the order of these events without the help of time phrases. They make useful ways to start a new paragraph as they clearly show that the topic has changed and is moving forward to the next point.
Here are two examples to get you started…
Today, Mr Simoni was visibly struggling for breath even compared to his last consultation two days ago.
On admission, Mrs Peters was complaining of severe pain radiating down her left leg.