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treatment centre

A healthcare centre in the UK which provides rapid pre-booked surgery and related diagnostic tests, usually concentrating on procedures with the highest historic waiting times for treatment (e.g., hip replacements and orthopaedics procedures, as well as ophthalmology services).
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RAMSAY Health Care, a leading health care provider in the UK with 22 acute hospitals and 10 treatment centres, has enjoyed a profitable first year of business with hospital admissions up 23% over the prior year for the group which was largely due to increased NHS activity.
All Ramsay hospital and treatment centres monitor patient satisfaction on a quarterly basis and Tees Valley has consistently achieved a rating of 95% and over since opening.
Patient care in the North East is at risk from private-sector treatment centres, doctors warned today.
The BMA has previously raised concerns about the impact of treatment centres, saying they cherry-pick the easiest patients for routine procedures such as cataract operations and leave the NHS to pay for more complex cases.
Welsh Labour came under renewed pressure last night as it emerged the Assembly Government had not even inquired about using mobile treatment centres credited with drastically reducing hospital waiting times in England.
Health Secretary John Reid yesterday pledged thousands of NHS patients will be treated quicker thanks to two state-of-the-art mobile treatment centres to be run by a South African firm.
The first new independent sector treatment centre opened in Daventry, Northants, last October and 80 treatment centres are set to be opened by the end of 2005.
LONDON -- A Canadian group has been shortlisted in a competition competing to run 11 diagnostic and treatment centres to provide fast-track hip replacement and cataract surgery for the UK's National Health Service that are to open December.
Under the terms of the agreement, DHL has made a commitment to deliver MSD's medicines at cost by air express to designated treatment centres in two dozen countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
That is why the Department of Health is working in partnership with primary-care organisations and independent healthcare providers to develop treatment centres.
Hospital radiotherapy departments in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, and Glasgow are installing new advanced technology for treating cancer, thanks to the efforts of the NHS Scotland National Plan, Scottish Healthcare Supplies, and the Scottish Cancer Treatment Centres.
Treatment at Crossroads Centre utilizes the twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous which is used in most major treatment centres around the world.

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