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district general hospital

An NHS term of art for major secondary care facilities available to UK residents, which provide an array of diagnostic and therapeutic services. While some clinics may be staffed by senior registrars in certain specialties, DGHs are not regarded as teaching hospitals.
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This meant it was "vitally important" to protect local district general hospitals to keep healthcare local, she said.
Last night a spokesman for Stafford District General Hospital described the man's condition as "comfortable".
One thing is for sure, if community hospitals are to close, Betsi Cadwaladr health board needs urgently to decide how it is to manage convalescent care without it impacting hard on its three increasingly over-stretched district general hospitals.
Whitley Bay GP George Rae, chairman of the North Eastern BMA, said: "A district general hospital, such as North Tyneside and Wansbeck, at present cares for patients with acute, urgent conditions and non-urgent, planned conditions.
He was taken to Stafford District General Hospital for treatment after the attack, which happened at around 3.
This would call into question the viability of running a full A&E department in every district general hospital,
Alan Hammerton, director of facilities at South Warwickshire General Hospitals NHS Trust, said: "This is a major step in creating a modern district general hospital to provide high- quality health care for south Warwick-shire people well into the future.
The proposal is to build a district general hospital at Netherton - with a full range of services and consultants.
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust is an acute district general hospital providing a full range of emergency and elective services to the population of Nuneaton, Bedworth, rural North Warwickshire, north Coventry, and Hinckley/Burbage in Leicestershire.
The region s NHS Trust is getting a 530kWe combined heat and power plant at Macclesfield District General Hospital.
It is now a District General Hospital with 480 beds, and is located just five miles from the centre of Cardiff, in Penarth.
No district general hospital will close during the course of this government.

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