service patient

service patient

A patient who is the ward of a health facility, often by default. Service patients lack insurance and have a condition requiring long-term surveillance or care.

service patient

Public Pt Social medicine A Pt who is the ward of a health facility, often by default; SPs lack insurance and have a condition requiring long-term care. See Homeless(ness. ), 'Safety net' hospitals. Cf Private Pt.
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Contract notice: Development and implementation of a solution for corporate management service patient (sapu) in osakidetza.
Huw, 30, from Cwmaman, who works in the Welsh Ambulance Service Patient Care Services, said: "My dad, Nicholas, died a couple of years ago of a heart attack and he was only 56 and that's what has inspired me.
The North East Ambulance Service patient and public involvement forum was set up in December 2003.
40 year old family medical practice with established insurance panel and large percentage fee for service patients.
It may be that sensible economies can be made to reach that target without affecting the delivery of the service patients need.
It was developed because it was a service patients were asking for and we are thrilled that the service represents the needs of patients when considering breast surgery.
ALL health service patients will be offered the "privacy and dignity" of single rooms, Health Secretary Alan Johnson promised yesterday.
As part of the new service patients who have had the procedure at Marie Stopes International's Swansea Centre can send samples of their semen to test for the presence of sperm 12 weeks after a vasectomy.
Snyders Drug Stores/Drug Emporium has launched a program for its pharmacists that executives say will increase the level of service patients receive from the pharmacy.
Contract notice: Food service patients and employee cafeteria, the snack bar and the automatic distribution service of hot and cold beverages prepackaged food service.
NATIONAL Health Service patients will be able to read their medical records online under Tory proposals.