private practice


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private practice

n
(Medicine) Brit medical practice that is not part of the National Health Service
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Noun1.private practice - the practice of a profession independently and not as an employee; "he teaches at the medical school but his fortune came from private practice"; "lawyers in private practice are in business and must make a profit to survive"
practice - the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"
Translations

private practice

n (Brit) → studio or ambulatorio privato
to be in private practice → essere medico non convenzionato (con la mutua)
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It may be remembered that after my marriage, and my subsequent start in private practice, the very intimate relations which had existed between Holmes and myself became to some extent modified.
Sindh Health Minister Sikandar Mandhro has directed the pro-vincial Health Department to take action against fake doctors as well as government doctors involved in private practice, health officials said on Sunday.
Sindh Health Minister Sikandar Mandhro has directed the provincial Health Department to take action against fake doctors as well as government doctors involved in private practice, health officials said on Sunday.
The issue of private practice has been raised number of times earlier.
In Pakistan there is growing concern about the manner in which private practice is being done especially by doctors in government service.
THE PARADE OF DOCTORS leaving private practice for an employee position continues to show no sign of slowing.
HEALTH boards in Wales "lack controls" to ensure private practice work is not affecting NHS services, a report by the Auditor General for Wales has warned.
Private Practice, Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa Member of ALLSA Executive Committee.
If you are new to private practice, the whole idea of dealing with insurance companies can be intimidating.
The $800 million implosion of Labor s costly private practice scheme began within 12 months of a restructure in 2006, according to an internal report commissioned by the former Government and released today by Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.
Arguably, private practice is the setting where the potential for career gratification and self-direction is most counterbalanced by vocational and financial vulnerability.
Over the next five to 10 years, private practice in its traditional form--where a single practitioner or a small number of practitioners work independently to provide patient care--will continue to evolve, and existing private practices will need to decide whether to remain independent.

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