healthcare professional


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

healthcare professional

As defined in the UK, a healthcare professional is a person associated with either a specialty or a discipline and who is qualified and allowed by regulatory bodies to provide a healthcare service to a patient. 

Healthcare professionals (UK)
• Medical and dental staff.
• Nurses, midwives and health visitors.
• Professions allied to medicine (PAMs)—e.g., clinical psychologists, dieticians, physiotherapists.
• Accident & Emergency ambulance staff/paramedics.
• Other professionals who have direct patient contact—e.g. pharmacists, medical photographers, medical records staff.
References in periodicals archive ?
This includes a wide range of responsibilities, from working with other healthcare professionals to design optimal therapies to monitoring and improving health outcomes.
Clinical Essentials and Safetychecker offer healthcare professionals a series of fully referenced monographs on botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, and drug-nutrient interactions and depletions.
com, the leading free drug information resource on the internet for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals, and NewsRX, the leading provider of daily and weekly health news, last week announced a strategic partnership to dramatically increase and customize the content of health news available to healthcare professionals and students worldwide.
today released detailed information about how and why the company works with a range of healthcare professionals and researchers to advance patient care and develop lifesaving medicines.
Use all of your resources -- journals, textbooks, videos, healthcare professionals -- that provide expertise in wound care.
ShiftWise's technology reduces the complexity of managing multiple vendors, allowing the staffing and credentialing processes to be managed more effectively and foster quality control, enabling clients and healthcare professionals to focus on patient care.
The recently re-launched sites for consumers and healthcare professionals have been developed to serve as educational resources about permanent birth control options.
48% of healthcare professionals say that they will introduce mobile apps to their practice in the next five years.
The Dubai Health Authority's Health Regulation Department has introduced a 'drop to your door' service for delivery of licences issued to busy healthcare professionals.
Editorial includes coverage of: optimizing health outcomes, occupational hazards for healthcare professionals, transfer and safety issues, consultations, dietary modification, OR supplies and instrumentation, patient compliance, wound care and infections, bariatric teamwork, ethical issues, insurance issues, and reconstructive surgery.
John Halamka enables doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to have immediate access to what's happening with their patients.
0%) concentrations, which healthcare professionals tend to view as too harsh on the skin.

Full browser ?