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Hundreds of patients visiting the public sector hospital from different areas of the city and far-flung areas of the province faced immense difficulties and had to return when they learned doctors and paramedics were on strike for a second day and medical examinations at out-patient departments were closed due to protests.
The following day Armitage was back at the hospital and was seen by a security guard trying handles in an area of the out-patient department which was closed and usually locked.
while the out-patient services include endoscopy, colonoscopy, anddouble-balloon enteroscopy.
He added that the clinic will take place in Rashid Hospital out-patient department bi-monthly on Thursdays from 7.
The survey, by NHS England and health regulator Monitor, found that fewer than two-fifths of patients were offered a choice of hospital by their GP when being referred for an out-patient appointment.
Waits are already a feature of many out-patient attendances - they may occur for the initial consultation or for subsequent follow-on X-rays, blood tests, pharmacy.
Three groups of either 82 or 80 patients each underwent a different method of out-patient psychotherapy.
ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The young doctors of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Saturday continued their strike in the Out-Patient Department (OPD) for the 32nd consecutive day to press the authorities to accept their demands.
Summary: Singer Whitney Houston has checked herself back into an out-patient rehabilitation programme, for drug and alcohol treatment.
2,326 people sought medical assistance, 1,082 people were hospitalized, 1,243 people received out-patient treatment.
Summary: The American University of Beirut and the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) have signed an agreement whereby the latter will reimburse the university for outstanding out-patient co-payments that have been due since July 2002, a university statement said on Monday.
One option is to transfer all in-patient beds to other hospitals with Morpeth providing only out-patient services at a new facility in the town.