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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Private Medical Practitioner Dr Raymond Palane who also said the 2019 influenza outbreak appeared to have come earlier than in the past years, said flu was more common in winter because people spend more time in close contact so the virus spread easily.
Answer: My Lord, I can get that from a private medical practitioner who I went to.
The private medical practitioner, identified as Dr Ashwini Kumar, is being accused of administering sedatives to minor girls at a children's home.
Profile and practice of private medical practitioner in rural India.
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. The estimate was based on the assumption that 66 percent of paramedics were already protected from such diseases and that only 68 percent of the remaining employees would elect to receive the inoculations.
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.
A private medical practitioner said that around 90 percent of the patients he receive every day are suffering from weather related diseases.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zadi Monday said the government was trying to broaden the tax network by imposing tax on private medical practitioners, schools and others non-tax paying sectors.
THE Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria has advised the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, to work toward increasing national health budget to 15 per cent to improve health care delivery in the country.