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appointment

 [ah-point´ment]
1. a meeting at a specific time and place, planned in advance.
2. designation of someone for an official position.
joint appointment a formal agreement between a hospital or agency and an academic institution whereby a health care provider may hold a position divided between the hospital or agency and the academic faculty.

appointment

Hospital practice The admission of a physician to a hospital’s staff, which is based on his or her credentials, work history, malpractice claims (i.e., “clean” history), reputation.
MedspeakUK The selection of a candidate for a post (e.g., for a substantive post as a consultant, or specialist,) in the UK, usually at the recommendation of a formal appointment committee.
MedspeakUS A scheduled time-slot during which a person is examined by a physician during his/her normal office hours.

appointment

Hospital practice The admission of a physician to a hospital's staff, based on his/her credentials, work Hx, malpractice claims Hx, and reputation Medical practice A scheduled timeslot in which a person is examined by a physician during his/her normal office hrs
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Article VII, Section 16 of the 1987 Constitution indicates that: 8 "The President shall nominate and, with the consent of the Commission on Appointments, appoint the heads of the executive departments, ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, or officers of the armed forces from the rank of colonel or naval captain, and other officers whose appointments are vested in him in this Constitution.
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71% In the Manchester CCG area, 7,372 patients gave their views on the last time they tried to make an appointment.
Dr Francis Campbell, Deputy Medical Director at NHS England West Midlands, said: "We know that timely access to general practice appointments are a priority for the public, which is why we are growing the workforce and offering extended access.
Some 7.2 million of these are with family doctors, the figures from the latest NHS Digital GP appointments data show, adding up to more than 1.2 million GP hours wasted each year - the equivalent of more than 600 GPs working full time for a year, NHS England said.
The number of no-shows fell from 2016-17, when there were 378,000 skipped appointments.
He said most missed appointments happen when patients forget to turn up or don't phone ahead when they can't make it - but some were caused by NHS admin or communication errors.