receiving hospital

receiving hospital

A term used in the context of the UK Department of Health’s mandate that each hospital trust in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have a major incident plan in place in the event of a natural or manmade incident (disaster). A receiving hospital is the first listed hospital to be alerted by the Ambulance Service to receive casualties from a “major incident”.
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This the stage-hand would have done, had he not had the misfortune to get into an altercation with a barkeeper which culminated in a fractured skull and an ambulance ride to the receiving hospital.
This must be the receiving hospital, she thought, this the operating table, those the doctors.
Had his whole lower jaw shot away--died in the ambulance before they could get him to the receiving hospital.
He was not her child, she said, and recommended that the ambulance be called to take him to the city receiving hospital.
We are waiting to obtain a full account from the 25-year-old male victim who is currently receiving hospital treatment.
Following the shooting, Kennedy was first rushed to Los Angeles' Central Receiving Hospital and then to the city's Good Samaritan Hospital where he died early the next morning.
The woman was receiving hospital treatment for her injuries and was in a stable condition yesterday.
A 31-yearold man suered lacerations to his body and is receiving hospital treatment.
MORE than a quarter of people receiving hospital treatment are likely to die within 12 months, a study has found.
A 34-year-old man who was arrested for assault is currently receiving hospital treatment for a hand injury, a spokeswoman for South Wales Police said.
The 50-year-old actress, who split from husband Aston Kutcher and spent time in rehab after receiving hospital treatment for seizure-like symptoms, is reportedly 'loving it up with a hot new boytoy' Will Hanigan, who is 20 years younger to her, the Mirror reported.
A 27-year-old man is receiving hospital treatment for his eye injury while a 35-year-old man who suffered a fractured jaw has since left hospital.

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