clinical support service

clinical support service

A term of art for any department in the UK that largely functions behind the scenes in patient management, providing diagnostic services (e.g., histopathology), imaging, therapeutic support (e.g., pharmacy), and acute services.
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"Food should be viewed with the same importance as medication, with catering recognised as a clinical support service.
When OPD clinics are open, they will be supported by administrative and clinical support services, including pharmacy.
* To'a Fereti, from Samoa, is chair of the Nursing Council, and clinical nurse director for medicine and clinical support services at Counties Manukau Health.
The Chicago Tribune reported that Northwestern is announcing that two new employees will join the school's mental health center, Counseling and Psychological Services, to perform suicide screenings and offer clinical support services. The announcement comes days after a sophomore was found dead in his dormitory on the north side of campus.
Likewise, hospitals in Abu Dhabi wishing to provide primary healthcare services must request to include such services under their clinical support services list approved by the DOH.
Farida Al Khaja, Director of Clinical Support Services at Dubai Hospital, says, "Such training programmes are important to help develop the workforce.
US-based BioMatrix Specialty Pharmacy has acquired pharmacy and clinical support services provider Decillion Healthcare, near Columbus, Ohio, the company said.

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