Tag:healthcare=clinic

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Description
A medical facility, with more staff than a doctor's office, that does not admit inpatients. Used in addition to amenity=clinic Edit or translate this description.
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
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Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

The tag amenity=clinic is most commonly used to map a clinic, i.e. an outpatient medical facility with 10 or more of doctors, nurses and associated staff. Clinics offer outpatient care, diagnosis, radiology, treatment, and sometimes urgent care. Admission of inpatients is not provided. Some mappers and editors also add this tag healthcare=clinic in addition.

Some mappers add this tag to any "clinic" which is an institution where a specific, specialised branch of medicine is practised (i.e. a clinic that practises only orthopædics). However, this would only be considered correct if it falls under the above criteria. Otherwise, see amenity=doctors.

How to Map

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline. Tag it with amenity=clinic, healthcare=clinic and name=*.

When tagging, you may wish to consider using amenity=doctors instead if the practice is small, with perhaps only 1 to 10 staff.

Also consider amenity=hospital if the facility is very large with hundreds of staff and offers all that a clinic offers, plus inpatient care.

See also