is usually a licensed trained professional individual, working for a health institution with the responsibility for looking after the well-being of not just patients but their families and looking at health-related problems in employment, finances and other issues such as child care.

MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER: "Medical social workers, whilst may not be doctors or researchers, are essential in the healing process, even if they are there to listen to potential worries."
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