Definition of private patient in English:

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private patient

noun

British
A patient who is receiving private medical treatment.
Example sentences
  • Although NHS patients and private patients receive a similar range of treatments the types of procedure differ proportionately.
  • All patients are private patients who select the centre as the site for their medical care; reimbursement for services follows the traditional US model.
  • We recruited 1612 women, 1093 public patients and 519 private patients.

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