Hospitals are facilities offering medical care and treatment for injured or sick people. Hospitals are typically divided into many specialist departments while doctors surgeries typically host general practitioners (GPs) who focus on providing initial diagnosis and screening services. Hospital departments include 'casualty' (offering accident and emergency services),
intensive or critical care, diagnostic imaging (performing x-rays, CT scans, ultrasound body scans and other diagnostic tasks), radiotherapy (x-ray treatment), pharmacy (delivering drugs and drug-based services, physiotherapy (providing treatment and consulting services for patients with muscular pain and injuries), general surgery, breast screening and ear, nose and throat (ENT). Gastroenterology departments specialise in conditions affecting the bowels and digestion systems), urology departments treat bladder and kidney conditions, gynaecology relates to female reproductive organs and urinary systems) and obstetrics involves childbirth and maternity. Other specialist medical fields include anaesthesia, cardiology (heart specialists), haematology (involving blood), orthopaedics (relating to bones and skeletal systems), neurology (involving the brain ad nervous system), ophthalmology (diagnosing and treating eye conditions), rheumatology (muscles and neuroskeletal disorders) renal and nephrology (relating to the kidneys), microbiology (specialising in viral and bacterial conditions), sexual health, nutrition and dietetics. Browse Copybook's hospital categories to find suppliers of equipment and supplies supporting diagnostics, treatment and patient care.