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Appointment

A designation in which a person or company allows an agent to act on their behalf. See also: Agency.
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Consequently, any appointments (including Cabinet Secretary appointments) are treated the same.
AN average of 200 patients a day are failing to turn up to appointments in South Tees.
ALMOST 400 people a day are wasting NHS time by missing their hospital appointments in Newcastle, figures have revealed.
Figures from NHS England suggest that more than 12 million GP appointments are missed each year in the UK, at a cost to the NHS of over PS160 million per year.
Islamabad -- Question rose over appointments of blue eyed persons despite ban on new appointments in different public offices and corporations while courts reserve the right to cancel the appointments.
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced 13 appointments and reappointments to the governing councils of nine tertiary education institutions (TEIs).
NEARLY 700 people failed to turn up for five or more appointments at Coventry and Warwickshire hospitals last year - costing the NHS millions.
The highest ranking official of one of Mindanao's most prestigious learning institutions maintained the legality of his appointment, saying it was made a day before the ban on appointments during the election period took effect.
It allows people to book medical appointments electronically in health centres.
MORE than 20,000 patients failed to turn up for their initial appointments at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen hospitals in the first eight months of this year.
I was given an appointment that day and subsequently received followup appointments at six monthly intervals.
Walgreens is always seeking innovative ways to help patients manage their health better, "and by enhancing access to information and appointments, iTriage furthers this goal, " said Heather Helle, divisional vice president for the retailer's Consumer Solutions Group.