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English translation: fast track appointment

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Spanish term or phrase:CITA PREFERENTE
English translation:fast track appointment
Entered by: Åsa_Maria K
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02:12 Feb 27, 2012
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Spanish term or phrase: CITA PREFERENTE
Estoy traduciendo una ficha médica (de España) y la parte inicial dice:

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1° CITA PREFERENTE Solicitud: NRL-nerurología Desde 2011-10-26 al 2012-01-31

¿Qué significará "CITA PREFERENTE" aquí?
Åsa_Maria K
Sweden
Local time: 06:46
fast track appointment
Explanation:
Fast track referrals are available for head and neck cancers and melanoma skin cancers at his Canniesburn clinics. To arrange a fast track appointment, your GP or Consultant should call his NHS office for an appointment at the next clinic.
http://www.shoaib.co.uk/clinics.php

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Note added at 6 mins (2012-02-27 02:18:46 GMT)
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However as no appointment had arrived in post by today I phoned the GPs surgery and the secretary told me that the appointment was going out today, the GP had requested a "fast track" appointment and it would probably be for next week.
http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/general_health/659572-DH-has-quo...
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Richard Hill
Mexico
Local time: 23:46
Grading comment
Thanks to both of you!
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3 +2fast track appointment
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fast track appointment


Explanation:
Fast track referrals are available for head and neck cancers and melanoma skin cancers at his Canniesburn clinics. To arrange a fast track appointment, your GP or Consultant should call his NHS office for an appointment at the next clinic.
http://www.shoaib.co.uk/clinics.php

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Note added at 6 mins (2012-02-27 02:18:46 GMT)
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However as no appointment had arrived in post by today I phoned the GPs surgery and the secretary told me that the appointment was going out today, the GP had requested a "fast track" appointment and it would probably be for next week.
http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/general_health/659572-DH-has-quo...

Richard Hill
Mexico
Local time: 23:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 54
Grading comment
Thanks to both of you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Emma Goldsmith: Yes. Priority / urgent are also used.
4 hrs
  -> Thanks, Emma

agree  neilmac: I've used "fast track" twice today in other scenarios, its like it's stalking me...
1 day14 hrs
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