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capital

An expenditure by an NHS institution on the acquisition of land, premises (including new and refurbished), equipment and vehicles etc. An expenditure is regarded as capital if it is in excess of £5,000.
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capital

(căp′ĭ-tăl) [L. capitalis]
Pert. to the head.
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Promises by various politicians are at present being made Some conveniently forgetting that many previous ones were cynically mislaid Manifestos are being introduced with smug triumph and pride Leaving the electorate wondering just how much each party has to hide But surely the main ambition of each party must definitely be To help create a society that is compassionate and caring and fair for all to see One in which the elderly, the sick and infirm are always given pride of place And never placed second to selfish greedy materialism in the cruel capitalistic race To achieve this type of society must be every Government's main aim So that the poorest and most vulnerable among us do not suffer yet again by John Wall, Wavertree
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