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health centre

As used in the UK, a facility owned by a community trust which provides primary (GP) care and community health services.

Services provided
General medical and nursing services. Health centres may also provide AHP (allied health profession) and non-surgical specialist (consultant) services.
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Stabenow and Blunt previously sent a letter, which was signed by a bipartisan group of 70 senators, urging the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Chairman and Ranking Member to extend funding for community health centers.
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The community health centers are only as good as the men and women that work in them," Mr.
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Unfortunately, academic health centers frequentl fall short when measured against the above criteria, and payers' attitudes toward them are rather unfavorable.
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House includes this important funding to help so many citizens who currently depend upon the services provided by community health centers, said Isakson.
We've had vacancies at school-based health centers over the years, but we've never been in the position to have vacancies for so long," said Leah Gallivan, who oversees school-based health centers for Great Brook Valley.
Health centers serve all people regardless of their ability to pay, and target their services in areas where people face barriers to accessing high-quality, culturally competent care.
Supporting the development of new community health centers will help us meet the healthcare needs of millions while supporting local jobs and economic growth in communities nationwide," said Secretary Sebelius.