out-patient


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out-patient

(ˈautpeiʃənt) noun
a person who comes to hospital for treatment but does not stay there overnight.
adjective
an out-patient department.
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Institute has also started Out-Patient Department (OPD) and In-Patient Department (IPD) facility with major specialties in Ayurveda.
In addition, health bosses have decided that in-patient children's services will also be moved from Redditch to Worcester, but out-patient and urgent services for children with minor and moderate illnesses will remain as they are Both accident and emergency departments will remain open 24 hours a day but, due to the transfer of inpatient children's beds, the A&E at the Alexandra Hospital would be for adults aged over 16 only.
Scottish Government targets for out-patient appointments, casualty department waiting times, 12-week treatment time guarantees and 18-week referral to treatment guarantees have all been missed, according to statistics released by the Information Services Division yesterday.
KARACHI -- Doctors at Karachi's largest public sector hospital ended their protest on Tuesday after two days of boycotting out-patient departments and ward services to demand payment of health risk allowance, increase in salaries and promotion of doctors.
A BURGLAR has been jailed for 15 months after he was caught trying door handles in the out-patient department at Dewsbury District Hospital the night after he was spotted in its laundry.
On a yearly basis, the hospital conducts more than 7,000 gastroenterology procedures, these include in-patient and out-patient procedures.
Dr Mustafa Sabri, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Digestive Diseases Unit at Rashid Hospital said: "The out-patient unit will help diagnose such cases.
Just half of patients are aware of their legal right to choose a hospital or clinic for an out-patient appointment, a new poll of 2,700 patients found.
They have always existed to the extent of 5-10 per cent of out-patient appointments.
22 ( ANI ): A new study has claimed that anorexic women, whose disorder has not become too severe, can be treated successfully on an out-patient basis.
Lahore -- Mobilink Foundation has contributed Rs 3 million towards the construction of an out-patient facility at the under-construction Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center (SKMCH&RC) in Peshawar, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa.
I AGREE entirely with the letter writer recently regarding the quality of the portable buildings which constitutes the out-patient haematology department at the James Cook hospital.