Tag:amenity=doctors

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Doctors stethoscope 2.jpg
Description
A place to get medical attention or a check up from a physician. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Doctors-14.svg
Group: Health
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: de facto

A doctor's office is a place you can go to get medical attention or a check up from a physician; also known as a Doctor's office in the UK. These range from a single doctor's office to larger establishments; please tag the size of the office in some way.

How to map

Use the tag amenity=doctors on a node node placed at the centrepoint of the building, or on a closed way (area) area drawn around the perimeter of the building.

In addition to adding this tag, consider also tagging according to the healthcare=* schema. That schema provides more information, and may in the future replace this tag.

Spelling of the tag

Note that the tag is spelled amenity=doctors, and _not_ "amenity=doctor". The "doctors" does not refer to multiple doctors, but to the designation "doctor's office", so this tag is used even if there is only a single doctor.

Tags to use in combination

See also