consultant episode

consultant episode (hospital provider)

An episode of patient care provided by a consultant (specialist) doctor in the UK.
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Separate figures show there were 127 "finished were classed emergency cases in 2016/17 consultant episode" s" in 2016/17 for acid attacks.
Separate figures show there were 127 "finished people were classed emergency cases in 2016/17 consultant episode" s" in 2016/17 for acid attacks.
The figures are based on finished consultant episodes (FCE), which are a continuous period of admitted patient care under one consultant.
The official NHS stats bring even more cause for congratulations, as the hospital saw 46,667 "finished consultant episodes", or occasions on which someone was seen either as an in-patient or outpatient.
The officialNHSstats bring even more cause for congratulations, as the hospital saw 46,667 'finished consultant episodes' (FCE) or occasions on which someone was seen either as an inpatient or outpatient.
"This means we report fewer consultant episodes (discharges) compared to an acute hospital, where patients will have significantly shorter stays and consultants will see a greater number of patients.
In Wales the number of consultants increased by almost 17% but the number of finished consultant episodes only rose by 1.4% -overall representing a 13% drop in produc t v t y.
``Despite an increase of 10.8pc in funding in real terms since 1998, hospital admissions have risen by only 0.9pc and finished consultant episodes have risen by only 2.3pc,'' he said.
But treatment is now measured in "patient consultant episodes".
The figures cover finished consultant episodes where the patient has a primary or secondary diagnosis of anxiety.
Separate figures show there were classed emergency cases in 2016/17 were 127 "finished consultant episodes" in 2016/17 for acid attacks.
There were 4,186 finished consultant episodes (FCEs) with a primary or secondary diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency in hospitals in the West Yorkshire area in 2015/16.

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