Definition of medical officer in English:

medical officer

noun

  • A doctor in charge of the health services of a civilian or military authority or other organization.

    • ‘Medical examinations and record reviews by local authority medical officers were conducted at ages 7 and 16 years.’
    • ‘With further qualifications from Edinburgh she worked as a medical officer in various hospitals until the end of the war.’
    • ‘He served as a medical officer in the Royal Air Force during the war and was promoted to squadron leader.’
    • ‘After being employed as medical officers, they were put on probation for three years.’
    • ‘From 1943 to 1946 he served as a regimental medical officer in the Royal Artillery.’
    • ‘He also functioned as a regimental medical officer and was always proud of his close association with the Scots Guards.’
    • ‘After graduation he served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve as a medical officer.’
    • ‘Copies are sent to all regional and district medical officers, the Ministry of Health, members of the forum, and district and child health coordinators.’
    • ‘A further 16 nurses and three medical officers are employed in the eight-bedded in-patient unit.’
    • ‘The hospital is staffed by 22 nurses, one senior nursing sister, one matron, and three government medical officers.’
    • ‘After house jobs at Walton Hospital, he joined the Royal Air Force as a medical officer.’
    • ‘During the second world war he served with the Royal Army Medical Corps as medical officer to a field ambulance.’
    • ‘When he left India he worked as a civilian medical officer for the Royal Air Force until 1982.’
    • ‘She returned to Pakistan, and worked as a civilian medical officer from 1954 to 1963.’
    • ‘We had written to hundreds of doctors who had worked as medical officers of health before these posts were abolished in 1974.’
    • ‘After he qualified he served as a medical officer in the Royal Air Force.’
    • ‘Staff members included 22 medical officers, two dentists, one chaplain, 65 nurses, and 153 enlisted men.’
    • ‘He was a medical officer to several Bedford School boarding houses and deputy police surgeon for many years.’
    • ‘Teams of military medical officers will also be sent to the country.’
    • ‘After landing in Normandy he served as a regimental medical officer until the armistice.’

Pronunciation:

medical officer

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