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allocated bed

An NHS term of art for a bed from the specialty bed complement which is normally available to the specialty for inpatient or day case care.
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Designated bed arrangement in the new hospital comprise 484 for general medicine, surgery, children's ward and maternity, 67 for ICU, 142 for medical rehabilitation, and 26 for VIP patients and royal suites, it stated.
A spokeswoman for the Department of Health said: "The current legal framework is that private in-patients in public hospitals are subject to maintenance charges that generally range from [euro]586 to [euro]1,046 per day when they are accommodated in a private designated bed. "If a private designated bed is not available and a private in-patient is accommodated in a public bed, the maintenance charge is not levied, although the private in-patient continues to pay the fees of his/her hospital consultant.
Also cut out of the measure: two permanent, designated beds at the county jail and a contract with CAHOOTS for a mobile mental health crisis response team.
Health Minister J P Nadda has increased the designated beds for H1N1 ( swine flu) influenza patients by three times in central government hospitals, as compared to last year.
There are 678 designated beds in 26 rehabilitation centers throughout the country for alcohol and substance abuse.
Most large teaching UK hospitals have separate pediatric dermatology clinics and most children's hospitals have separate departments of paediatric dermatology with designated beds for paediatric dermatology which highlights the acute need for this subspecialty.
We excluded newborn nursery and mental health admissions and those designated beds from the analysis.
The 21 hospitals with units and/or designated beds provided a total of 289 beds for admission of acute MHCUs in the month of July 2009.
To contain mint, plant either in pots or designated beds. You certainly want plenty of mint but not everywhere!

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