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.

  • Transformation

    Transformation means the improvements we plan to make - and are already making - to our health and care services by working together differently as a Partnership.
  • Transient ischaemic attack

    A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or "mini stroke" is caused by a temporary disruption in the blood supply to part of the brain.
If there are any words or terms on this website which you don't understand and think should be added to the glossary, please let us know using the suggestion form above.
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