Priority 2 casualty

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Priority 2 casualty

A term defined in the context of a major incident (“disaster”) in the UK, for a person who has serious injuries which do not pose an immediate threat to life, but require urgent interventions. Priority 2 casualties are placed in the main A&E department; the average hospital in the UK can accept up to 10 P2 casualties at a time.