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I've had a look in the wiki and there's surprisingly little. If it has a speciality I can use healthcare:speciality for that of course, but how to say "this is a department of a hospital" ?

Can anyone point to hospital departments that have already been mapped?

asked 22 Oct '17, 16:02

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Is there a particular hospital you're trying to map that you could link to? (to make the discussion concrete)

Would a spatial relation suffice? E.g., in my area a hospital department would be a building in the hospital campus; the campus would be a closed way tagged as a hospital and the building would be tagged with healthcare:specialty and reside within the campus.

(22 Oct '17, 21:59) dsh4

Yes, York District Hospital. The hospital building itself is and I've so far added some departments as e.g. , but without any tagging of them beyond a "name" it's difficult to do much with them.

(22 Oct '17, 22:30) SomeoneElse ♦

As you already discovered, healthcare=* is a established schema. To group departments, I know different approaches: * hospital > clinic > centre so you might want to chose clinic for facilities on the site * operator tag * site relation

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answered 14 Nov '17, 21:16

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