private medical practitioner

private medical practitioner

A term of art which, as used in the UK, refers to a doctor who is registered with the General Medical Council (GMC), as required for all medical practitioners in the UK, who does not work for the NHS and is paid directly by patients or is employed by an independent (private) provider of healthcare services.
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Profile and practice of private medical practitioner in rural India.
Although district surgeons are required to examine complainants in cases of alleged rape who have been referred to them by the police, complainants may insist that their private medical practitioner also be present.
Bakry Mackeen, a private medical practitioner at the Sun City Polyclinic in Batha, told Arab News.
The cost of inoculations per person was figured at $128 (a three shot series) with some additional costs of employee time and charges if the vaccine was administered by a private medical practitioner.
Another example, a private medical practitioner group consisting of several doctors and very large medical services agent group came to see the research project looking to treat and supply a vast range of medical patients requiring a large amount of cannabinoids, and again, the discussion was the opportunity to purchase the crop in full.
Mahdi Althaf, private medical practitioner at a leading hospital in Riyadh, told Arab News that a large number of patients came to him following the sandstorm in Riyadh on Wednesday.
He has developed fever and cough since February 8 and consulted a private medical practitioner on February 9.
A private medical practitioner said that around 90 percent of the patients he receive every day are suffering from weather related diseases.
In today's meeting, the SCVPD noted that starting from the 2017/18 influenza season, the CHP has collaborated with private medical practitioners participating in its sentinel surveillance system to collect data to estimate the vaccine effectiveness of SIV.
BUTUAN CITY - Health authorities here on Monday assured continuous monitoring of the 270 persons who had received Dengvaxia vaccine from private medical practitioners in various areas in Caraga region.
USAID assistance will support the design and roll out of KP-specific strategic behavior change communication materials and a social media communication strategy; HIV services through different KP-friendly community and clinic-based approaches, and improve HIV prevention and testing services through innovative solutions involving private medical practitioners and approaches to reach hidden KP groups.
It ought to be also complimented with concerted efforts on part of government, private medical practitioners and the community helping people against ailments in general,' he said.