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polyclinic

 [pol″e-klin´ik]
a hospital and school where diseases and injuries of all kinds are studied and treated.

pol·y·clin·ic

(pol'ē-klin'ik),
A dispensary for the treatment and study of diseases of all kinds.
[poly- + G. klinē, bed]

polyclinic

/poly·clin·ic/ (-klin´ik) a hospital and school where diseases and injuries of all kinds are studied and treated.

polyclinic

(pŏl′ē-klĭn′ĭk)
n.
A clinic, hospital, or health care facility that treats various types of diseases and injuries.

polyclinic

1 a hospital affiliated with a school that does not limit practice to a specific specialty. It is usually a component of a hospital's name in the United States.
2 an institution providing a wide range of health services that does not require an overnight stay. Polyclinics are more numerous in the European Union, Russia, and India than in the U.S.

polyclinic

A proposed large, high-quality community-based NHS facility that will provide a broader range of services than are currently provided by GP surgeries in the UK. The first polyclinics are located in some of London’s most deprived areas, and offer GP services 7 days a week 8 a.m. (0800) to 8 p.m. (2000), together with services normally provided at hospital, such as outpatient appointments, minor surgery, blood tests, x-rays and access to pharmacy services. A wide range of well-being and support services such as benefits and housing advice, health information and long-term conditions support for people with diabetes and asthma are available; polyclinics offer these services within a single modern facility.

The polyclinics also offer a solution to the problems of GP access and stretched A&E departments. In a polyclinic, Londoners can get immediate attention for minor injuries and illness, and access many of the healthcare services available at hospitals; treating minor injuries and illnesses will reduce unnecessary trips to hospital. The first polyclinics were developed according to local needs with strong local support and clinical input, in various settings including new builds, extensions of existing health centres and hospitals.

pol·y·clin·ic

(pol'ē-klin'ik)
A dispensary for the treatment and study of diseases of all kinds.
[poly- + G. klinē, bed]

polyclinic

A clinic that covers a range of medical and surgical specialties.

polyclinic

a hospital and school where diseases and injuries of all kinds are studied and treated.
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