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make an appointment (with someone)

to schedule a meeting with someone. I made an appointment with the doctor for late today. The professor wouldn't see me unless I made an appointment.
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make an appointment

1. Assign someone to a particular office or position, as in When the head of White House security resigned, it was up to the President to make an appointment . [Mid-1800s]
2. Schedule a meeting with someone, as in Do I need to make another appointment with the doctor? [Mid-1700s]
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During January and February, we will be including an information flyer with each outpatient appointment letter, reminding patients to inform us if they cannot attend.
We also have a service that sends a text message reminding patients of their appointment.
My last appointment was October 29 having previously been seen on September 23 2013 and being told I would be seen in six months.
A 3-member bench of SC headed by Justice Anwar Zahir Jamali took up EOBI illegal appointments case for hearing Monday.
It added: "The delay for patients in having a follow up appointment is not due to the appointment departments missing them, it is due to the mismatch between demand and capacity and the need to review pathways of care.
I would strongly urge anybody who thinks they may be unable to make either an outpatient or inpatient appointment to give us a call.
Applicants with appointments are also advised to keep in mind their appointment date and time and come to the Consulate General only on the given date and time.
Proven and dependable features and functionality relied upon by almost 8,000 clients in 16 countries worldwide include online customer scheduling, which enables customers to book their appointments conveniently 24 hours a day; automated e-mail and text message reminders; robust record-keeping and reporting capabilities; and the scheduling industry's largest collection of plug-ins, integrations, syncs and modules found in the Appointment-Plus Marketplace.
Then a few days ago I had another hospital appointment booked at a hospital quite a distance from my home and again I booked ambulance transport.
Health minister Simon Burns said: "Patients often have genuine reasons for missing an appointment, but it can have a big impact on the care we can offer to other patients.
7 per cent claimed they did not receive an appointment, 6.
Bruce Fein, a Reagan Administration insider and leading conservative activist on judicial issues, hailed Breyer's appointment as "better than anything that could have been hoped for by George Bush.
PHOENIX -- WebPT, the fastest growing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system for physical therapists, announced today the addition of automated appointment reminders to reduce missed patient appointments and lost revenue.
Other reasons given include a lost appointment letter, confusion over which date and time their appointment was, no money to get to the appointment, the car broke down or that they were unwell.
The service will ring patients at home seven days before their appointment and act as a reminder to allow them to confirm, cancel or re-book appointments.