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Drug slang noun A place where drugs are sold
Graduate education verb To place (foist) a patient on another service ward—e.g., from a medical to a surgical ward
Hospital practice A popular term for a ‘power base’ in a hospital, which may hinge on number of patients and procedures under the control of a particular physician or department
Medspeak A popular term for a personal range or type of practice

turf

noun Hospital practice A popular term for a 'power base' in a hospital, which may hinge on number of Pts and procedures under the control of a particular physician or department. See Turf war Medical practice A popular term for a personal range or type of practice verb Graduate education To place a Pt in another service's–eg, from a medical to a surgical–ward.
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When the turves are laid, firm them down gently by laying a plank on top and tapping it with a rubber mallet or the back of a rake.
The whole lot will compost rapidly and can be dug into borders and used to fill raised beds and tubs, as can weedy grass and turves.
Stagger the joins then lightly tamp down the turves with the back of a rake and brush sieved soil into the joints.
The soil on turves should be loamy, not light and sandy nor a heavy clay.
Actor Paul Nicholas teaches the stars of tomorrow tricks of the trade as the latest branch of The Paul Nicholas School of Acting at Turves Green Community Leisure Centre, Northfield
The key with turves is to make sure you buy good quality ones.
APOLOGIES to Geoff Athersuch, of Northfield, who was incorrectly called Gary in last week's article on Turves Green school football team.
Police officers were called to the property in Turves Road, Cheadle Hulme, last night after receiving reports from neighbours who were expressing their oncerns for the welfare of the occupants, said a spokesman for the Greater Manchester Police.
Beginning with the area closest to you, lay the turves one by one.
Students at Turves Green Boys' Technology College in Birmingham are being offered weekly out-of-hour lessons in Sindarin -a conversational form of Elvish invented by the Oxford academic and based on Welsh sounds.
Josh Reader, 23, went to Turves Green Boys School in Northfield until 2007 and is now a duty manager at the Harborne Pool and Fitness centre in South Birmingham.