the second stage of treatment when you are ill and usually provided by a hospital. See also primary care and tertiary care.
Specialised treatment and services, usually provided by a hospital
services are hospital services.
Services provided by medical specialists, such as cardiologists, urologists and dermatologists, who generally do not have first contact with patients.
Medical services provided by physicians who do not have first contact with patients, such as specialists.
Specialist care, typically provided in a hospital setting or following referral from a primary or community health professional
Services provided within an acute hospital environment.
Secondary care is specialist care, usually provided in hospital, after a referral from a GP or health professional. Mental Health Services are included in secondary care (see also tertiary care).
hospital or specialist care to which a patient is referred by their GP.
Also known as acute care, this refers to specialist medical care or surgery provided in a hospital setting either as an inpatient or outpatient service. Patients seen in hospitals are generally under the care of a consultant, not a GP.
Specialist care that is typically provided in a hospital setting.
Health Services provided from / in hospital settings including day patient, outpatient and inpatient services
Care provided by hospitals
The collective term for services to which a person is referred after first point of contact. Usually this refers to hospitals in the NHS offering specialised medical services and care (outpatient and inpatient services).
Care provided in local hospitals
Medical services that are provided by physicians who do not have the initial contact with the patient.
See REFERRED CARE.
Services provided by medical specialists who generally do not have first contact with patients (e.g., cardiologist, urologists, dermatologists). In the U.S., however, there has been a trend toward self-referral by patients for these services, rather than referral by primary care providers. This is quite different from the practice in England, for example, where all patients must first seek care from primary care providers and are then referred to secondary and/or tertiary providers, as needed.
Healthcare which is provided in a hospital