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 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.
26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the assistance of the Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC), the Emergency Department at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital has developed an innovative program that is identifying previously unknown diabetics and pre-diabetics who receive care at their facility, and reducing their likelihood of using the emergency department at DMC Detroit Receiving within six months by 57%.
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.
A DRIVER was last night receiving hospital treatment for serious injuries after a crash on one of South Wales' major roads.
Police said: "The injured man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is receiving hospital treatment.

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