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branch practice

the term has two meanings.
1. a separate enterprise connected to the parent practice only by having a common ownership.
2. a subsidiary practice utilizing the resources and staff of the parent practice. Usually attended only at specified, limited hours, with the opportunity for a client to go to the parent practice in an emergency. This is really a branch premises.
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Shortly afterwards, he opened a branch surgery - Penarth Pet Health Centre in Cornerswell Road - and also ran another branch practice at Fair Oak Farm, Lisvane, where his family lived for many years.
Dr David Bailey, chairman of the Welsh GP committee and a GP in Trethomas, Caerphilly, said his branch practice had recently reverted to a local number after the contract for an 084 number ended.
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