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As used in UK healthcare, any site where events pertinent to the NHS occur.

Hospitals, health centres, GP surgeries, clinics, NHS board offices, nursing homes and schools. Each location has a 5-character “institution code”.
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Public health Any unanticipated event that requires urgent response, bringing people and/or property out of harm's way in order to minimize loss of life or destruction of property; disasters are described by certain parameters Vox populi A cataclysmic event in which there is a loss of multiple lives and/or major property damage. See Climatologic disaster, Geological disaster, Man-made disaster, Natural disaster, Tsunami.
Disaster classifications
Nature, ie either
1. Natural, geophysical–eg earthquakes, volcanoes or weather-related–eg floods, hurricanes.
2. Man-made–transportation-related, structural collapse, war, hazardous materials, explosions, fires
Location Single site–eg explosion or multiple sites–eg hurricanes
Predictability Regular–eg hurricane season or sporadic–eg toxic spill
Onset Gradual–eg armed conflict or abrupt–eg accident
Duration Brief–eg natural disaster or extended–eg armed conflict
Frequency Often–eg flood, or rare–eg fire
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about location

Q. I located a lump on the surface of my right underarm. I think I am showing some signs of breast cancer. I am 27 years old working lady. I think I am showing some signs of breast cancer. I located a lump on the surface of my right underarm. This lump is of a cherry size and does not pain at all. But I do have pain in my breast. I had my mammogram done which showed no lump and my doctor says that there is nothing to worry and she has given me some medicines. I want to know that if everything is normal then how come these lumps came.

A. there are ways to diagnose if lumps are breast cancer or not. a lump under the forearm can be a sign of an advanced stage of cancer, but it can also mean some kind of viral infection that caused a lymph node to swell up. so if a doctor told you it's fine- he probably checked it out, and it's fine. if you still anxious - go get a second opinion.

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To review all of your Location History, you can go to Takeout.Google.com and select Location History.
Facebook tracks users' location to let them plan events, see relevant ads, mark themselves safe in a crisis and share their favorite places.
Users can turn off the feature 'at any time' in the Location Settings section of the app, according to Instagram.
'Hell Fest,' Lionsgate, $5,130,963, 2,297 locations, $2,234 average, $5,130,963, 1 Week.
HUNTER: Ryan O'Neill, Orchard Park, NY BAND #: 1557-28062 SPECIES: Greater Snow Goose (M) BANDED: 08/14/2000 LOCATION: SW Bylot Island, NU RECOVERED: 03/05/2018 LOCATION: 1 mile S Fayette, NY
Sign location: On the right side of the petroglyphs viewing platform
For desktop, you can sign into your account and then go to Personal info & activity --> My Activity and then from Activity controls toggle off Web & App Activity and Location History.
* The "ideal location" for most renters is near their jobs, but that changes with age.
- Location: Karachi International Airport (Pakistan)
Skyhook is an independent location platform that powers location requests and location-based context requests from business sectors including mobile device management, digital rights management and device recovery.