Key:health service:*

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This facility provides health care related services. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: health
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: proposedPage for proposal
taginfo: health_service:*

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This page describes a key prefix rather than a simple key.


This (additional) health care related service is not the main purpose of the tagged object, it is only provided in addition to it's main purpose.

If the the object is mainly a health care related facility use health_facility:type=* instead.

Key Value Description
health_service:nursing yes/no The object provides general nursing services, mainly for people living in health facilities or social facilities. The service complements for things, this people can't do any longer themselves. This tag is for additional nursing. For a company, which does only different kinds of nursing use health_facility:type=office + office=nursing_service.
health_service:counselling The object is not an dedicated counselling centre or other counselling facility, but also provides health related counselling. This tag should be used with counselling_type:*=yes.
health_service:examination The object e.g. a social_facility=* or optician, provides some, most limited, medical examination services in any specialty.
health_service:child_care The object, additional takes care of children. This is in general not a nursing service, such as health_service:nursing=yes.
health_service:prevention The object provides any disease prevention service e.g. vaccination or condome distribution. This tag can be combined with disease:*=yes/no.
health_service:support The object is mainly an other facility e.g. an office or therapy facility, but also provides a support group.
health_service:test The object does any health care related (e.g. psychological or medical) testing. For medical testing, the number of tests is very limited, so it can't be called laboratory. This tag can also be combined with disease:*=yes/no and/or disease:*=yes/no if appropriate.