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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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Al Rayyan, Abu Baker Siddiq, Mesaimeer, Muaither, West Bay, Umm Ghuwailina, Madinat Khalifa, Leabaib, Airport, Omar Bin Khattab, Rawdat Al Khail and Umm Slal health centres will work in two shifts from 7am to 2pm, and 4pm to 11pm.
Clustering and upgrade of health centres is part of the first phase of the implementation of the National Health Scheme (Gesy) which is the restructuring of primary healthcare.
Mesaimeer and Abu Backer Siddiq health centres see an average 26,000 visitors, while Al Nakhla and Sheehania health centres receive an average 15,000 visitors.
The decision space function of service organisation is also limited in how services are organised at the health centre level.
"Umm Suqeim health centre needed an upgrade and we are looking into plans to build a state-of-the-art health centre in the Umm Suqeim area.
Dr Manal Taryam, CEO of Primary Services Centre at the DHA, said: "We will close the Umm Suqeim health centre on December 14 and the clients registered with the Umm Suqeim health centre can visit the Al Barsha health centre.
[7] Department of Urology, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, QC
Other money to be spent on proposed schemes includes pounds 9.5 million for an Oldbury Health and Social Wellbeing Centre, pounds 10 million for a health centre in Wednesbury town centre, pounds 14.5 million for a health centre in Smethwick town centre, pounds 5 million each for Dudley Port Neighbourhood Centre, Great Bridge Health Centre, Great Barr Health Centre and North Smethwick (Holly Lodge) Health Centre; pounds 4 million for Friar Park Health Centre, pounds 4.5 million each for Greets Green Health Centre, Cradley Health Centre, Stone Cross Health Centre and Rood End/Langley Health Centre and pounds 4 million for Hill Top Health Centre in Wednesbury.
I AGREE with Leo Keenan (Your Say, January 12) about blood tests at health centres, especially after the Prime Ministers said that he wanted blood testing, minor ops, and small clinics to be available at new health centres.
As one of the most comprehensive programs of its kind in Canada, the new health centre is intended to combine hospital and community-based programs to meet the needs of its high Aboriginal population.
Such is the fundamental diagnosis of Julyan Wickham's recently completed Health Centre in Aimere -- a mechanism for meetings between its public and the medical professions.
The emergency unit at Rawdat Al Khail Health Centre will start functioning from April, the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has announced.