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safe haven

An NHS term of art for administrative mechanisms that ensure safe and secure handling of confidential patient-identifiable information. All confidential information exchanged between commissioners and providers as part of the contracting process must be between safe haven contact points.
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The Safe Haven initiative will see secure areas installed at fire stations to offer protection to members of the public who feel threatened or at risk.
The Al-Qaeda core still has the ability to inspire, plot and launch regional and transnational attacks from its safe haven in Pakistan, despite its leadership losses," the State Department said in a new report.
The other traditional safe havens, currencies that tend to go up in times of financial distress, are hardly good candidates.
Turkey would not send the army to Syria in order to create a safe haven but would rather create it near the Syrian border," sources said.
Safe haven laws are designed to save young infants from being abandoned in unsafe public settings such as dumpsters and bathrooms.
Yvonne Douma, executive director of Pro-Life BC, notes that newborn abandonment cases, while relatively rare in Canada, should still be considered disturbing enough to prompt legislators to consider amending the Criminal Code to give mothers the option to leave their child at a safe haven instead of abandoning it to die.
Mothers who drop their babies at a safe haven can do so anonymously and with immunity from prosecution.
The so-called safe havens - where GPs would be able to treat struck off patients in the presence of heightened security - are the linchpin of anti-violence policies which aim to ensure the safety of not only doctors and practice staff but other patients who may get caught in the crossfire.
BURBANK - The City Council will consider tonight whether to adopt the countywide Newborn Abandonment Law, which designates certain facilities in the area as safe havens for parents to surrender their unwanted newborn.
Twenty-eight states require safe havens to perform any act necessary to protect the health and safety of a relinquished baby.
While we would like to think that terrorism would be highly unlikely to find its way to some of our remote locations, pervasive threats such as anthrax have proven that assumptions of safe havens are unreliable.
City centre businesses and retailers are to act as safe havens for people in threatening situations.