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health authority

A European term for a regulatory agency or authority.

Health Authority

A now-defunct (as of 2002) NHS body which was responsible for providing strategic leadership for improving health, identifying the healthcare needs of its resident population, securing through its contracts with providers a package of hospital and community health services to reflect those needs, monitoring the development of services, and ensuring collaboration and joint planning with the Local Authority and other agencies—roles which are now assumed by Strategic Health Authorities.
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Chief Executive Officer District Health Authority Dr Ibadat Hussain confirmed that the doctor was being investigated and the said allegations against him will be probed.
The Ministry also encouraged those who need to travel to Madagascar to take extra precautionary measures during their trip, which include maintaining close coordination with key agencies like the Dubai Health Authority, Health Authority - Abu Dhabi and GeneralCivil AviationAuthority.
Preston Smith has been appointed as a member of the Saskatchewan Health Authority Board of Directors.
Richardson said auditors from his office recently discovered that for three years the Oregon Health Authority has spent what may total hundreds of millions of dollars providing health services to tens of thousands of Oregonians whom the state hasn't evaluated to know whether they meet federal eligibility guidelines for Medicaid.
Summary: Health authority discovers yellow and black spots on two batches of dietary supplements
Summary: The head of Dubai's health authority says he wants to see the population fully covered by health insurance within the next three years -- up from less than a third at the moment.
She worked for the Berkshire Area Health Authority from September 1980 after qualifying as a health visitor.
I am extremely shocked and stunned as I have just discovered that the health authority have informed the school that they plan to withdraw the fully qualified school nurse who is permanently attached to the school and replace her with a nursing assistant.
MERSEY Port Health Authority will showcase their work to protect the public against overseas diseases at an open day next Tuesday.
Abu Dhabi Health Authority said it has signed strategic agreements with four of leading South Korean hospitals for the full scale referral of patients from the emirate to these hospitals.
Following a four-day trial, London's High Court ruled on Friday that West Midlands Strategic Health Authority was liable for staff at Sandwell General Hospital starving Christopher Langford of oxygen, which led to him developing cerebral palsy.
London's High Court has ruled that West Midlands Strategic Health Authority was liable for staff at Sandwell General Hospital starving Christopher Langford of oxygen, which led to him developing cerebral palsy.

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