Bury acronym guide

Come across an NHS word, phrase or acronym you don’t understand? Find it in our handy guide – just click on the first letter.

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

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C

Caldicott Guardian

A person with responsibility for policies that safeguard the confidentiality of patient information.

Regulates, inspects and reviews all adult social care services in the public, private and voluntary sectors in England

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ESRB

Enhanced Services Review Board.

Now called the Locally Commissioned Services Group. It looks at services that are provided by GP’s and health services that are over and above their core service. It is made up of GPs, Pharmacies, CCG and local authority. Healthwatch Trafford are a member of the group.

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H

Healthwatch

See What is the Healthwatch Network?

 

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P

Public Health

The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts and informed choices of society, organisations, public and private, communities and individuals.

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UHSM

University Hospital of South Manchester

UHSM is an acute teaching hospital trust providing services for adults and children at Wythenshawe Hospital and Withington Community Hospital, and community services that were formerly operated by Manchester Primary Care Trust

 

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