consultant episode

consultant episode (hospital provider)

An episode of patient care provided by a consultant (specialist) doctor in the UK.
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This means we report fewer consultant episodes (discharges) compared to an acute hospital, where patients will have significantly shorter stays and consultants will see a greater number of patients.
There were 4,186 finished consultant episodes (FCEs) with a primary or secondary diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency in hospitals in the West Yorkshire area in 2015/16.
5 million nished consultant episodes (FCEs) in the 12-month period from July 2012 to June last year for children aged up to 19 - a very small increase of 0.
In Wales the number of consultants increased by almost 17% but the number of finished consultant episodes only rose by 1.
9pc and finished consultant episodes have risen by only 2.

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