specialised patient

specialised patient

A patient with an unusual condition (as defined by the Department of Health UK) who utilises a higher proportion of services and for whom the basic tariff (reimbursement) paid is high.
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Contract notice: Comprehensive Specialised Patient Transport Service for High Dependency, Paramedic and ECMO Journeys.
Since 2000, the association has bought oxygen masks, blood pressure monitors, a crash trolley, an ECG machine, specialised patient weighing machines and a portable scanner.
The treatment at the centre will allow the highest level of specialised patient care from first diagnosis to the management of all the complications associated with diabetes.
John Ducker, president and chief executive officer of APP Pharmaceuticals, said that this approval demonstrates APP's continuing commitment to providing products for specialised patient populations.
Located in Abu Dhabi (next to the Zayed Military Hospital), ICLDC allows the highest level of specialised patient care, from first diagnosis to the continued management of all complications associated with Diabetes.
In Parliament, Enoch Powell drew up a bill calling for embryos to be `created' solely for the purpose of implanting into a specialised patient rather than for testing.
Contract award: Provision of Specialised Patient Seating.