allocated bed

allocated bed

An NHS term of art for a bed from the specialty bed complement which is normally available to the specialty for inpatient or day case care.
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The HSE needs to review why these patients are not being allocated beds.
The expansion has been completed, but still no allocated beds.
Worst-case scenario, from McKenzie-Willamette's perspective, is that state regulators have allocated beds to PeaceHealth that could prevent McKenzie-Willamette from earning approval for the 148 beds it seeks to operate in a new $225 million Eugene hospital.
That said, once we'd arrived, found our holiday house, allocated beds, had our first paddle in a freezing sea, visited the First Aid post after stamping on a jellyfish, located the fun-fair, bought twirly ice creams and chosen new buckets and spades, we were all playing holiday happy families.