Cross Cover

noun A physician who ‘covers’—provides patient care—for another physician, who returns the cover at a later time
verb To provide health care for another physician’s patient
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"As a standalone unit, away from other hospital services, Cherryburn has the added challenge of being isolated from support and cross cover from nursing and medical colleagues in other areas of the trust, for example, if staff are unexpectedly off work, or the changing needs of patients mean that extra staff are required.
But this Yanmagata strain isn't in the virus but the B strain that's in the vaccine is thought to provide some cross cover against this."
The Red Cross cover the north and the Western Isles during the worst weather, helping stranded drivers and providing medical aid in remote communities.
We are aware that at present, inter-department cross cover is being provided."
Sources from Tamil diaspora also say that 'some officials' based in Vavuniya Red Cross, assisted in the smuggling operation, but possibly involved in these activities on their own using the Red Cross cover.
The following water safety tips from the Naval Safety Center and the American Red Cross cover major precautions.
Most insurance plans such as Blue Cross cover emergency care abroad.
A HSE spokesman said management had sought to reduce hours through changes in work practices, including expansion of cross cover, reduction in tiers of call and other initiatives.
Early into the day, Horse France principal Robert Nataf paid 155,000gns on behalf of a 'long-established client' to secure Lilissa, the dam of a pair of black-type performers consigned from Patrick Churchward's Westerlands Stud with a Cape Cross cover.
The spectacular Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is an elegant 19th century shopping arcade - shaped like a Latin cross covered by a glass iron dome - which houses some of the most luxurious boutiques in Milan.
The couple exchanged vows in front of a wood cross covered in flowers and foliage.

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