CONSULTANT

A subtype of CARE PROFESSIONAL.

A PERSON contracted by a Health Care Provider who has been appointed by a CONSULTANT's appointment committee.

He or she must be a member of a Royal College or Faculty. This includes GENERAL PRACTITIONERS in cases where a GENERAL PRACTITIONER is responsible for PATIENT care and has an arrangement with the Health Care Provider.

The MAIN SPECIALTY of a GENERAL PRACTITIONER will always be General Medical Practice or General Dental Practice. For diagnostic departments, this includes a non-medical scientist of equivalent standing (to a CONSULTANT).

 

This class is also known by these names:
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pluralCONSULTANTS