Glossary

Glossary 2018-12-24T11:17:38+00:00

We want to make sure the language we use on this website is clear and easy to understand, and we have created this glossary to explain some of the words and terms which are commonly used to describe our local health and care services.

You can suggest new words or terms to be added to our glossary using the form at the bottom of the page.

  • Outcomes

    Health and care outcomes are what happen as a result of a medical condition or the treatment or care a person receives. This could mean whether an illness gets better or worse, or it could mean how satisfied someone is with their treatment or care.
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