Definition of private patient in English:

private patient

Line breaks: pri|vate pa|tient

noun

British
  • A patient who is receiving private medical treatment.
    More 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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