general medical services


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general medical services

A generic term for non-urgent personal medical services provided by general practitioners (GPs) in the UK under the terms of service of the national GP contract. UK GPs are not NHS employees, but rather are independent contractors, paid on a "cost-plus" basis.

GP services
Giving health-promotion advice; offering consultations, physical examinations and immunisations.
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A third challenge has been the development of models that adequately integrate mental health and general medical services at the primary care level.
Last night, a spokesman for the junior Transport Minister said his name DID appear in the annual report of the General Medical Services Board, but he DID NOT benefit from the payments.
The new General Medical Services contract, designed to tackle the recruitment crisis in general practice, was unveiled in February.
The new General Medical Services contract,affecting the UK's 36,000 family doctors, will see the biggest changes in medical practice for more than 40 years.
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The action, taken under the new NHS (General Medical Services) Amendment Regulations 2000 effectively bans him from practising as an NHS doctor.
Many insurers require not only that a physician receive their authorization before prescribing unusual or costly treatments, but even that general medical services be covered only when provided by hospitals or laboratories that charge the lowest fees.
Each facility must offer round-the-clock admissions; four hours of nursing care seven days/week; have a nursing mix of 35% RNs, 25% LPNs and 40% aides; offer general medical services two to three days/week and physiatry one to two visits/week; provide dedicated space and equipment; employ a dedicated nurse manager and on-site nurse case managers; document outcomes; and have not only Medicare certification, but accreditation by JCAHO.
The partners at Ash Grove Medical Centre, in Thomas Street, will be returning their general medical services contracts to Hywel Dda in August.
Senior officers of the Army Medical Corps, including Surgeon General/Director General Medical Services Lt Gen Asif Mumtaz Sukhera, Commandant Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi Maj Gen Zahid Hamid and Commandant AFPGMI Maj Gen Ammar Reza Hamdani, heads of departments of various clinical disciplines, and officers from various training courses were present.
"However, ABMU will need to consider the best option to ensure patients can continue to access general medical services from July 1.

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