elective care

elective care

A term for routine care in the UK, which can be planned or booked following a referral by a GP or an outpatient clinic.
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Board members at University Hospital Aintree yesterday approved plans for work to start on the new three storey Elective Care Centre in summer 2008.
The Duke toured the pounds 34m Elective Care Centre, which houses day surgery theatres, outpatient clinics and an endoscopy centre.
It should be the norm in all elective care, when patients are pre-booked in for hospital treatment, and it remains the ideal for when treatment is unscheduled.
PROJECT and cost consultancy Davis Langdon has been appointed cost adviser to the Aintree Hospitals for the pounds 40m Elective Care Centre, to be built under a Private Finance Initiative on the University Hospital Aintree site in Liverpool.
MY DISABLED husband had an appointment at the Elective Care Centre, Aintree Hospital.
Ann Wright, director of elective care at Northumbria, said: "To get the best possible treatment a patient needs to see one of our highly skilled team of specialist surgeons, but it is no longer possible to offer that sort of expertise on an emergency basis at Hexham."
UNIVERSITY Hospital Aintree: pounds 112.9m was approved to build an Elective Care Centre, for day surgery and outpatient activity currently being handled by Walton hospital.
He added: "The reforms represent a revolution in traditional approaches to the provision of what we call elective care services,"
Ann Wright, director of elective care at Northumbria, said: "To get the best possible treatment, a patient needs to see one of our highly skilled team of specialist surgeons, but it is no longer possible to offer that on an emergency basis at Hexham.
Emergency and major elective care surgery will be transferred to the Erne in the first few months of next year and building work on the new hospitals is scheduled to begin in 2007.