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base hos·pi·tal

a hospital unit located in a military or recreational encampment; usually of small size and limited facilities, for immediate care of illnesses and injuries.
Synonym(s): camp hospital

base hospital

A military term for a general hospital located at the rear of a protected communications zone.

base hospital

1. A hospital unit within the lines of an army that receives wounded and sick patients from the front line.
2. The medical control hospital for a paramedic unit.
See also: hospital
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However, the low income groups who are below the poverty line experienced difficulties due to affordability issues and reconciliation initiatives on capacity building of base hospital will significantly contribute to improve access to quality health services at free of charge.
The hospital was subsequently reorganised as a static hospital and renamed 92 Base Hospital on 28 Aug 1970.
On 1 September, Orange Base Hospital Branch also held a rally, which was attended by more than 30 nurses and midwives, to inform the local community of the staffing shortages and nurses' concern for patient safety.
Kathy worked as a midwife at the Has tings District Hospital and then at Port Macquarie Base Hospital since its opening in 1994.
The charges relate to Patel's time as director of surgery at the Bundaberg Base Hospital between 2003 and 2005.
The charges relate to his time as director of surgery at the Bundaberg Base Hospital between 2003 and 2005.