What is the medical term NHS?

What is the medical term NHS?

abbreviation for the National Health Service: the service in the UK that provides free medical treatment for everyone and is paid for by the government: The new government promised to safeguard the future of the NHS. The operation was carried out on the NHS. an NHS hospital/patient/manager.

What does NHS trust stand for?

the National Health Services of England and Wales
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. An NHS trust is an organisational unit within the National Health Services of England and Wales, generally serving either a geographical area or a specialised function (such as an ambulance service).

What is the difference between NHS trust and NHS Foundation Trust?

Foundation trusts have some managerial and financial freedom when compared to NHS trusts. The introduction of foundation trusts represented a change in the history of the National Health Service and the way in which hospital services are managed and provided.

What is meaning of BD in medical?

twice a day
b.i.d., bid, bd. twice a day / twice daily / 2 times daily.

What does OM stand for in medical terms?

otitis media
List of medical abbreviations: O

Abbreviation Meaning
OM otitis media
om every morning (from Latin omni mane). Generally written in lowercase.
OME otitis media with effusion (fluid in the inner ear without other symptoms)
OMS Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome

What is a hospital trust UK?

A hospital trust, also known as an acute trust, is an NHS trust that provides secondary health services within the English National Health Service and, until they were abolished, in NHS Wales.

Who are NHS trusts accountable to?

NHS trusts are public sector bodies established by parliamentary order by the secretary of state for health to provide healthcare services to the NHS. They have a board of executive and non-executive directors, and are accountable to the secretary of state.

Which NHS Trust is the best?

The shortlisted trusts for 2019 are:

  • Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust – Winner.
  • Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.

Who owns the NHS trust?