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patient category

An NHS term of art for a patient’s status regarding payment for services.

NHS Patient categories
1  Amenity patient
2  Paying patient
3  NHS patient
4  Overseas visitor liable to pay for treatment
5  Overseas visitor not liable to pay (reciprocal arrangements)
8  Other, including hospice patients
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It also requires medics to profile patients according to risk, and provide specific medicines for each category of patient.
Dr Gauhar stressed that to avoid the transfer of microorganisms by carriers such as staff, patients and airborne particles, priority should be given to reducing movement, controlling waste material and allocating zones for each category of patient.
Each category of patient will then be assigned a share of the doctor's time in a move designed to ensure equal quality of service.
Percentage of Ebola cases in each category of patient care, by three scenarios used to estimate the impact if there were no Ebola treatment units (ETUs) and community care centers (CCCs) * -Liberia, September 23-October 31, 2014 Patient care Initial % estimates category estimates if no ETUs of % of (scenario 1) patients by category ([dagger]) ETUs 20 0 CCCs 35 35 At home 45 65 without effective isolation ([section]) Patient care % estimates % estimates category if no CCCs if no ETUs (scenario 2) or CCCs (scenario 3) ETUs 20 0 CCCs 0 0 At home 80 100 without effective isolation ([section]) * CCCs or equivalent community settings with a reduced risk for Ebola transmission (including safe burial and community-based programs to change human behavior to reduce contact with patients).
It is common practice for patients to be allowed into hospital grounds or the wider community, either supervised or unsupervised depending on the category of patient.
Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Making the Journey Your Own" was recognized in the Patient Education category and "Low Back Pain: Managing your Pain through Self-Care" won in the category of Patient Education as well as that of Total Health Information Program, which includes recognition for the video as well as the booklet and packaging.
Adults who pay for their NHS treatment are the least lucrative category of patient for dentists since they do not get a "capitation" fee for them as they do for patients who get free treatment.
KUWAIT - The Ministry of Health announces the launching of an electronic campaign in the social media to raise awareness of Autism and to draw attention to this category of patients on the occasion of the World Autism Day observed on April 2 of every year.
The medical utility reflects the unlimited attentiveness and support from the Kingdom's leadership to boost the healthcare services provided to this category of patients to ameliorate the quality of their livelihood and enable them to effectively and efficiently contribute into the nation's development and involve them in community activities and functions.
The test group matched the category of patients in a 2,313 person study used to gain the approval of the Food and Drug Administration in March 2014.
The constant supply of this life-giving fluid is vital to this category of patients," Zahrani said.
This category of patients mostly requires treatments from all the sub-specialties in the Orthopaedic department," he said.