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polyclinic

 [pol″e-klin´ik]
a hospital and school where diseases and injuries of all kinds are studied and treated.

pol·y·clin·ic

(pol'ē-klin'ik),
A dispensary for the treatment and study of diseases of all kinds.
[poly- + G. klinē, bed]

polyclinic

/poly·clin·ic/ (-klin´ik) a hospital and school where diseases and injuries of all kinds are studied and treated.

polyclinic

(pŏl′ē-klĭn′ĭk)
n.
A clinic, hospital, or health care facility that treats various types of diseases and injuries.

polyclinic

1 a hospital affiliated with a school that does not limit practice to a specific specialty. It is usually a component of a hospital's name in the United States.
2 an institution providing a wide range of health services that does not require an overnight stay. Polyclinics are more numerous in the European Union, Russia, and India than in the U.S.

polyclinic

A proposed large, high-quality community-based NHS facility that will provide a broader range of services than are currently provided by GP surgeries in the UK. The first polyclinics are located in some of London’s most deprived areas, and offer GP services 7 days a week 8 a.m. (0800) to 8 p.m. (2000), together with services normally provided at hospital, such as outpatient appointments, minor surgery, blood tests, x-rays and access to pharmacy services. A wide range of well-being and support services such as benefits and housing advice, health information and long-term conditions support for people with diabetes and asthma are available; polyclinics offer these services within a single modern facility.

The polyclinics also offer a solution to the problems of GP access and stretched A&E departments. In a polyclinic, Londoners can get immediate attention for minor injuries and illness, and access many of the healthcare services available at hospitals; treating minor injuries and illnesses will reduce unnecessary trips to hospital. The first polyclinics were developed according to local needs with strong local support and clinical input, in various settings including new builds, extensions of existing health centres and hospitals.

pol·y·clin·ic

(pol'ē-klin'ik)
A dispensary for the treatment and study of diseases of all kinds.
[poly- + G. klinē, bed]

polyclinic

A clinic that covers a range of medical and surgical specialties.

polyclinic

a hospital and school where diseases and injuries of all kinds are studied and treated.
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Omar Al-Ajaji and to support the growth of the company by opening additional polyclinics and diversifying the offering of treatments and specialties at the existing facilities.
Shri Antony expressed confidence that with the commissioning of the remaining polyclinics the bulk of the ex-servicemen population throughout the country would be covered by the scheme.
Muscat: Under the new rules and regulations, several popular polyclinics and medical centers in the capital Muscat city which conduct surgeries, would now need to ensure they are converted into hospitals, when they come up for renewal of licences, a senior official of the Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Sunday.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Red Crescent Society (RC) plans to open a third polyclinic in Kenya as part of Tehran's medical and social aid program for improving the health care system of the African nation.
As a result of the highly affordable healthcare charges, polyclinics attract large patient attendance volumes which result in relatively long wait to see doctors by the patients during their polyclinic visits (1), (2).
The circular, sent out on Sunday, says that the NHRA has noticed an alarming increase in the prescription and consumption of narcotic drugs, particularly to SCD patients visiting private clinics and polyclinics.
People do not have to register with polyclinics and can use them as walk-in centres while still being on the list of their usual practice.
In polyclinics patients can find that they see a different doctor every time as the centre employs lots of GPs to cover the 12 hours a day, and the patient can feel like a small cog in a large, impersonal organisation.
Patients do not have to register with polyclinics - they can use them as walk-in centres while still being on the list of their usual practice.
However, this time, all laboratories within clinics and polyclinics have been asked to obtain the accreditation," she said.
The group also plans to reach agreements with globally acclaimed polyclinics from different parts of the world to make available the services of their doctors and specialists to meet the emergencies, said Dr Zahir Ali.
Summary: Secretary of GPC for Health and Environment met this morning in Tripoli with Secretary of People's Committee for Health and Environment and Directors of polyclinics in Tripoli Shabia .