designated doctor

designated doctor

A community paediatrician in the UK with expertise in child protection, who is appointed by the Health Authority to sit on the Area Child Protection Committee and advise the Health Authority on all matters relating to child protection.
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Dr RK Singh, designated doctor at the park, said, "There are presently more than 50 species of butterflies, though till now official counting has not been done.
The service consists of: Community paediatric services for disabled children; Designated doctor for looked after children; Named doctor for looked after children; And designated medical officer (dmo) for special educational needs and disabilities (send).
Also on tap are discussions of the designated doctor process and the adequacy of benefits for injured employees in the Texas workers' compensation system.
Dr Stacy John-Legere, Designated Doctor for LAC and Young People, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Dr Emma Fillmore, Consultant Paediatrician and Designated Doctor, Nottingham, gave an excellent and thought-provoking account of her specialist clinic for UASC and young people.
Doyne currently serves the Texas Department of Insurance--Division of Workers' Compensation as a designated doctor, member of its medical quality review panel and has served as faculty for designated doctor and physician training courses.
A report published today said: "The current designated doctor is passionate and committed to making improvements but has insufficient capacity to manage the wide span of responsibilities.
But what happens when a patient's designated doctor is on leave or temporary duty?
Judge Groarke also expressed astonishment that gardai could not get a designated doctor to take a blood sample from Fitzpatrick after he was arrested.
This law and the ruling condone the murder of another human being by a designated doctor.
Gwent Healthcare Trust's designated doctor for child protection, Dr Aideen Naughton, said, ``There are some injuries that are highly indicative of abuse and we ignore those signs at our peril.
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