starting the clock

starting the clock

A UK term of art used in the context of NHS targets for the timely diagnosis of cancer and the moment that the patient receives the first definitive intervention. The clock starts on the day of forward (“urgent”) referral from the patient’s GP for a diagnostic workup for possible invasive cancer.
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Last year, he was nominated for Canadas Sports Hall of Fame, the nations highest sporting honour, starting the clock on a three-year consideration window.
The New York State Gaming Commission today posted its sports betting rules online, starting the clock on the 60-day period for public comment.
Among the dignitaries starting the clock are (from left) Sheikh Saud Al Mualla, president of the Arab Chess Federation, Dr.
A manufacturer simply could market the drug through a partially confidential transaction and thereby obtain the benefits of commercialization without starting the clock on its patent rights.
Larry Hogan on Friday vetoed legislation that would have enabled convicts to challenge their convictions for up to three years after they discover or should have known their guilty verdicts would have collateral consequences, such as an enhanced sentence for a subsequent offense or deportation.<br />The current law's standard of starting the clock when the convict knew or should have known of the error at trial is appropriate, Hogan wrote in his veto message to legislative leaders.<br />"The (vetoed) legislation allows a defendant who knows of an error to do nothing until faced with a collateral consequence, unnecessarily delaying a challenge in a manner that can only benefit the defendant," Hogan wrote in the letter to Senate President Thomas V.
March 29 - The Government triggers Article 50, starting the clock on Britain's exit from the Europ eanUnion April 18 - Mrs May announces that she will call a parliamentary vote to hold a general election.
span style="color: black;"> Early yesterday morning, UK Prime Minister Theresa May signed the letter invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, officially starting the clock on the two-year period before EU treaties cease to apply to the UK.
Supporters filed an initiative&nbsp;Thursday, the &nbsp;(https://saferarizona.com/az-cannabis-legalization-initiative-filed-21617/) Safer Arizona Legalization (https://saferarizona.com/az-cannabis-legalization-initiative-filed-21617/) Act , which would legalize adult use of marijuana in the state, starting the clock ticking on a 16-month effort to obtain 152,000 valid signatures to get the measure on the ballot.&nbsp;
First, the team claims that the Replay Center based its judgment on a frame-by-frame video, which it said did not accurately reflect the human element of a timekeeper starting the clock.
STARTING THE CLOCK Roth, a member of the Social Democrats, junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, said only when Britain triggers "Article 50," which sets the clock ticking on a two-year deadline to leave the EU, could serious discussions begin.
Mr Cameron is starting the clock on the final countdown to the referendum, which could be held as early as next year.
We're starting the clock on this used test in 2009, fully three years after the Note was rst launched in the UK because the model we're look-look ing at here is the updated car which was launched in mid 2009 and which incorporated a suite of changes not only to the styling but also to equipment provision and also to the e-ciency of the powerplants.