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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Contract notice: Provision of a Strategic Partner for Elective Care Services.
This will result in a continued increase in the number of patients waiting longer than the Ministerial maximum waiting time standards for elective care.
Earlier this year a report into NHS Waiting Times for Elective Care in Wales also revealed Scotland and England are performing better against more stringent referral-to-treatment-time targets for planned care.
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A Wales Audit Office report called NHS Waiting Times for Elective Care in Wales found that while a majority of patients were treated within the 26-week target in March 2014, 11% had waited longer.
When a patient is referred to a Scottish provider for elective care, different rules apply for the referral and treatment.
euro]e areas it believes will make the most signi cant contributions to improving the health of the population are diabetes, dementia, urgent care, end of life, stroke, children, young people and maternity, and elective care.
Dr Eliot Sykes, consultant anaesthetist and clinical director of emergency surgery and elective care at Northumbria Healthcare said: "Our surgical teams play a really important part in the overall patient journey - both for emergency patients and those choosing Northumbria for operations.
The physicians at the Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania will be providing emergency and elective care at the following sites:
Administrators propose retaining a small critical care area for very ill patients, and planned elective care and day cases should also remain, including orthopaedic surgery.
Today is International Clinical Trials Day and to mark the occasion there will be information stands in the main hospital entrance and in the Elective Care Centre, with research staff to answer any questions.
Other recent development at the hospital has seen a new Elective Care Centre, physiotherapy department, diabetes centre, therapies centre and refurbished radiology department.