designated doctor

designated doctor

A community paediatrician in the UK with expertise in child protection, who is appointed by the Health Authority to sit on the Area Child Protection Committee and advise the Health Authority on all matters relating to child protection.
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Dr Stacy John-Legere, Designated Doctor for LAC and Young People, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Doyne currently serves the Texas Department of Insurance--Division of Workers' Compensation as a designated doctor, member of its medical quality review panel and has served as faculty for designated doctor and physician training courses.
A report published today said: "The current designated doctor is passionate and committed to making improvements but has insufficient capacity to manage the wide span of responsibilities.
But what happens when a patient's designated doctor is on leave or temporary duty?
Judge Groarke also expressed astonishment that gardai could not get a designated doctor to take a blood sample from Fitzpatrick after he was arrested.
This law and the ruling condone the murder of another human being by a designated doctor.
Gwent Healthcare Trust's designated doctor for child protection, Dr Aideen Naughton, said, ``There are some injuries that are highly indicative of abuse and we ignore those signs at our peril.
We want individuals, in the future, we want them to go to a designated doctor or nurse.
Sharp, who beat off 44 other applicants to become the Jockeys' Association's first designated doctor, will attend the meeting with JA secretary Michael Caulfield.
She has been North Wales Health Authority's designated doctor for child protection for the last six years and has not only helped to write child protection policies and protocols but also advises numerous organisations and NHS bodies.
At the time of the crash, he refused to give his name to either Gardai or nurses at Mayo General Hospital and also refused to give a blood or urine sample to a designated doctor
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