waiting time


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waiting time

The time an NHS patient waits (in days) between when a consultant decides that further action—e.g., routine appointment, hospital admission for a procedure, etc.—is needed and the patient is placed on a waiting list, and the date the further action actually occurs.
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Based on this, it will be conducted research that aims to determine whether there is influence between prescription waiting time and the level of patient satisfaction mediated by the quality of pharmacy unit service at the public hospital in Bandung, knowing that the pharmacy unit can improve the quality, especially in improving the rate of pharmaceutical service and increase patient satisfaction in the era of NHI.
He added this would start the waiting time clock all over again, which met targets but increased waiting times for patients.
Compare waiting times Waiting times vary between hospitals and you should consider this when choosing a hospital for your appointment.
An additional 50 million will be invested to improve waiting times performance across Scotlands NHS, Health Secretary Shona Robison has announced.
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A random search by the Examiner of some of the UK's biggest cities found only two higher than Kirklees, a 20-week waiting time in London and 18 weeks in Birmingham.
The perspective of the planning process was studied by measuring the time interval between the actual start of healthcare and the maximum waiting time.
PLAID Cymru has pledged to bring down waiting times, improve one-to-one support to patients and end the "postcode lottery" of treatments after launching its new "cancer contract".
Adam Price's comments confuse the 62-day cancer waiting time target, which includes diagnostics, and the separate routine diagnostic waiting times, for which there is an eight-week target.
The staff are clearly serving patients well, but the waiting times need to be reduced.
TRAVELLERS all around the country have been asked to uncover the shortest waiting times for luggage at baggage carousels in UK airports.
According to the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HD) 2011 statistics, family medicine waiting time went down from two hours in 2010 to 20-30 minutes.