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waiting time

The time an NHS patient waits (in days) between when a consultant decides that further action—e.g., routine appointment, hospital admission for a procedure, etc.—is needed and the patient is placed on a waiting list, and the date the further action actually occurs.
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We are allowed time for investigations or treatment, and I would class a mammogram as an investigation.
After his injury, he was allowed time to recuperate at Coolmore's Ashford Stud, its US arm in Kentucky.
Surely old people still able to shop for themselves, can be allowed time and patience?
Garics was allowed time to shoot, Carson parried but Janko gleefully tucked away the rebound
NASS allowed time after the presentation for me to present the DVD that the LWVUS produced about our past year's activities for viewing by the audience.
Ref Henk Temmink allowed time for treatment and his assistant thankfully continued.
Are young people who are employees allowed time off from their jobs for training?
As for the repatriation provision, proposed FSP FAS 109-b concludes that a company "should be allowed time beyond the financial reporting period of enactment to evaluate the effect of the Act on its plan for reinvestment or repatriation of foreign earnings for purposes of applying Statement 109." The 85% DRD is a one-time-only, temporary benefit that applies solely to funds repatriated under a plan for reinvestment in the U.S.
Firms were counting bank holidays as part of annual leave, others were refusing to turn the heating up, and there were examples of parents not being allowed time to see their children in school nativity plays.
The summit allowed time for local presidents or a representative to share news and report setbacks or successes.
"Leonard will continue an active role at the office every day, but this change will give him some flexibility and time to also travel and do things his business schedule hasn't allowed time for," says Schnitzer Steel president Robert W.
Then on 16 minutes, Dobie was allowed time to chest down Mark Birch's 60-yard pass before firing home.