killing season

killing season

A macabre term for a period of increased mortality in UK hospitals linked to the influx of newly qualified junior doctors, which traditionally occurs on the first Wednesday of August. Patients are 6% more likely to die in August; for patients not requiring surgery or suffering from cancer, the mortality rate is 8%.
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That way, we could truthfully report that the killing season is over and the Philippines is, well, 'more fun,'' it added.
Contributed by Australian history, media, and other scholars, the 12 essays in this volume examine the place of television in contemporary Australian life, focusing on shows broadcast in 2015: Making Australia Great, The Killing Season, Gallipoli, Banished, The Secret River, House of Hancock, Not the Boy Next Door, Neighbours, Struggle Street, The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, Judith Lucy is All Woman, Hitting Home, Prison Songs, Black Panther Woman, and food TV, as well as transformations in the broadcasting industry.
IT'S the start of the killing season In Emmerdale and Corrie Someone's killed Kylie Gary's under a lorry In Emmerdale, the vicar's forgot his own son Or daughter's christening Thingy doesn't love Paddy, but Paddy's Not listening Driving up the motorway, like it's a race Then a crash, them bodies all over the place Let me break in here With a couple of factors No-one got hurt
WITH the grouse killing season under way, it is heartening to see how many people now oppose this 'sport' because of the harm it does to animals and the environment.
After making an explosive impact on the thriller scene with The Killing Season and The Samaritan, Mason Cross gives us the Inside Story on the latest peril facing his enigmatic hero, Carter Blake.
The main killing season peaks in the next few days.
Sharing the screen for the first time, Robert De Niro and John Travolta star in the movie Killing Season as two veterans of the Bosnian War.
The Killing Season 1-3 Box Set Cert 15 THE three series of this Danish crime drama follows the cops' day-by-day investigation into the murder of a young girl.
And as he approaches 60, there's no sign of him slowing down, with another two films due next year - Killing Season and Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father.
As he approaches 60, there's no sign of Travolta slowing down, with another two films due for release next year - Killing Season and Gotti: In The Shadow Of My Father.
But everything indicates that the killing season will have to escalate, before Brahimi can begin distributing wound dressings and guarantees, and proposals for the realignment of the communities' positions in the new Syria.
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