health authority

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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4 million dollar deal has been secured by the Deloitte Consulting from the Oregon Health Authority to launch websites for substituting Cover Oregon s failed site.
The Health Authority Abu Dhabi (Hd) reported the death of the Jordanian woman, who had an eight-year-old son, from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) on Tuesday.
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.
In New Orleans the group discussed new health authority training, program planning for its fall meeting and the creation of a list serve for the group.
David Flory will become director general of NHS finance, performance and operations in London next month, after resigning from his role as chief executive for the North East Strategic Health Authority (SHA).
Catherine Griffiths, managing director for West Midlands South Strategic Health Authority, said: "Margaret has demonstrated a real understanding of the key issues facing the organisation and has been instrumental in turning around particular concerns regarding the governance of the trust.

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