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a medical establishment providing many types of outpatient care to the public. Polyclinics have staffs of specialists and supplies and equipment that provide specialized medical care both at the polyclinic and at home.

In the USSR, outpatient clinics and polyclinics are generally located in hospitals, although independent polyclinics also exist. All polyclinics have offices staffed by physicians specializing in most major branches of medicine. They also have physiotherapy divisions and clinical and diagnostic laboratories.

Preventive treatment provided in polyclinics includes regular physical examinations of workers; specialized examinations to detect incipient forms of such diseases as cancer, tuberculosis, and diabetes; vaccinations; and dispensary programs for various categories of the population. Polyclinics operate according to the district principle.

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According to media reports, around Rs102 million have been released for the feasibility report of expansion of Polyclinic Hospital.
A medical and dental college with 100 seats for the medicines and 50 seats for dentistry will be constructed and attached with polyclinic,she said.
The polyclinic has a range of departments, including family medicine, internal medicine, orthopaedics, gynaecology, paediA[degrees] atrics, dental and ENT.
Dhruv Polyclinic is centrally located in Mumbai with easy access by road, rail and air.
In polyclinics, some or maybe all the treatment facilities will be provided by private commercial organisations, but paid for by the PCT (Primary Care Trust), and this is claimed to be cheaper.
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The division bench of the apex court headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case against alleged corruption in the Polyclinic hospital Islamabad.
Muscat: Shifa Al Jazeera, a well-established hospital chain the Gulf region, will open its first premium polyclinic in Al Khuwair on June 24 and a hospital in Ruwi in October.
Doctors Group has been in the medical field for about two decades and is operating a number of polyclinics in the UAE.
To address this 199 polyclinic will be established in those places with minimum ex-servicemen population of 1500.
Tenders being drawn up at the request of the Department of Health by all 121 English PCTs propose a site for a polyclinic along with a list of existing GP surgeries in the same area.