high-dependency bed

high-dependency bed

A critical-care bed in the UK which is being used for high-dependency care on the census day.
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On each occasion the hospital told us they would only know if a high-dependency bed was available on the morning of surgery and they've only got a handful of those.
Her family have done everything possible to help her and fought to have her transferred from a high-dependency bed at Cork University Hospital to the Royal Hospital for Disabilities in London for rehabilitation in September.
Historically there were only three burns beds and one high-dependency bed set aside for the worst cases.
Lisa and Brian, a 35 year-old manager at Asda in Nuneaton, set themselves a target of raising pounds 18,000 to buy a new high-dependency bed at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Staff hope to raise pounds 18,000 for a high-dependency bed at Birmingham Children's Hospital, where Poppy is being treated.
He was in intensive care for two nights and a high-dependency bed for a third night.
She suffered strokes during brain surgery in February and has spent nearly six months in a high-dependency bed at Cork University Hospital.
As well as reducing patient transferrals, the investment is aimed at reducing the number of cancellations involving patients undergoing complex planned surgery which can only be safely carried out when it is known that a high-dependency bed is available for them.
The cancellations were on the grounds that Mrs Dixon would need a high-dependency bed following surgery because of a weak heart, but there were none available.
The hospital will have an extra intensive care bed and another high-dependency bed to support the service.
Health chiefs say it will also reduce the number of cancellations involving patients undergoing complex planned surgery which can only be safely carried out when it is known that a high-dependency bed is available for them.
Once the expansion is completed there will be space for 10 intensive care beds and two high-dependency beds.
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