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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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Now, the Labor Government will ask the community what matters and whether the Mildura Base Hospital should be returned to public hands.
Mildura Base Hospital is the only publicly-owned, privately-operated hospital in Victoria.
A community campaign calling on Mildura Base Hospital to be returned to public hands is gathering pace, so the Labor Government is launching a community consultation to help determine the future of health care in Mildura.
The 165-bed Mildura Base Hospital delivers high-quality public health services such as emergency, maternity, intensive care, general medicine and surgery, as well as oncology, medical imaging, pathology, dialysis and mental health.
Mildura Base Hospital is treating record numbers of patients, with the latest quarterly performance data revealing 8,401 patients were treated in the three months ending June 2018 up from 8,190 presentations the same period 12 months prior.