bed day

bed day

An NHS unit used to quantify the availability and use of beds over time, such that bed counts are expressed as a number of ‘bed days’.
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If, at the end of one year, the actual bed day count declines from the previous year, most likely that will translate into a lower predetermined bed day target for the following year.
A person may experience a "disability bed day," spending the day in bed because of the effects of hypothyroidism or depression.
To celebrate, it is launching the first ever National Love Your Bed Day on August 6.
For a month his wife was unconscious, in a doctor-induced coma, to help her torn-apart body heal, and for a month Vitaly Scherbo, the greatest sports hero of Belarus, sat by his wife's bed day and night in a Pennsylvania hospital, hardly sleeping, seldom eating, an Olympic hero who needed his friend and teammate, Aleksandr Kolivanov, at his side to keep him from drinking.
A bed day is defined as one person in hospital for one night.
I mean, when you get up in the dark, go to work in the dark and come home in the dark, we could go the whole hog and make this Stay In Bed Day.
They made them during a Make a Bed Day, organised by the charity Leaves of Hope, at the church in Heol-y-Deri, Cardiff.
This has resulted in a hospital admission and bed day rate that is 50% higher than one finds in for example, Chicago, and most other major markets where health care has traditionally cost more.
This year's event comprised of several different initiatives including Fishing 4 Food, Fork to Fork, Breakfast in Bed Day, North East Food Fortnight and Dorset Food Week.
In particular, figures for bed days lost due to elderly Glasgow City patients waiting in hospital have reduced by 70 per cent since November last year.
A STAGGERING 603,760 hospital bed days have been lost in Scotland in the last year due to delays in discharging patients.
At the Heart of England Trust there were 13,841 bed days attributed to delayed transfers of care.