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casualty department

n (Brit) → pronto soccorso


(ˈkӕʒuəlti) plural ˈcasualties noun
a person who is wounded or killed in a battle, accident etc. There were hundreds of casualties when the factory went on fire.
casualty department
a hospital department for treating accidental injuries.
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Four 0other injured were also provided needed support at JPMC casualty department, said the officials.
Mrs Janet Battye, of Honley, at Huddersfield police headquarters Mrs Janet Battye, of Honley, at Huddersfield police headquarters |A PS1,300 cheque was handed over to the Huddersfield Kiddicare Appeal from the casualty department of the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, where staff organised a bring-and-buy sale, sponsored swim, dance and |sponsored pub crawl.
Yesterday, we told how the new South Glasgow University Hospital was the worst performing casualty department in Scotland, with only 83.
24 Hours In A&E C4, 9pm This is count-yourblessings TV and the best way to see inside an overcrowded casualty department - from the comfort of your sofa.
A POLICEMAN has been suspended after allegedly threatening to shoot a patient with a Taser in a casualty department.
A senior doctor of Emergency and Casualty Department of CHK, told that the dead also included four women and two children besides elderly men.
Sent by my GP to the casualty department of the Alexander Hospital in Redditch, I was able to view for the next three days, the 24 hour working of a local county infirmary.
2) Providing basic services in a tertiary hospital casualty department creates problems for the casualty department and for the entire healthcare system.
Dr Yousuf Al Tair, Medical Support Services Director and Head of the Casualty Department at Saqr Hospital said; "The public should know the essence of casualty and never deal with it as a medical centre," he said, adding that the paediatricians on duty have repeatedly complained about the increasing load and the greater numbers of people coming to the casualty department at night.
In May, the Daily Post reported how a drunken teenager threatened to kill hospital security guard Brian Grimes, 47, from Bodelwyddan in an attack in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd's casualty department.
A secret ballot by consultants at City Hospital revealed 96 per cent did not approve of cutbacks to City casualty department and paediatric services.
McCormack worked for numerous trainers, including Sam and Sally Hall, Ernie Weymes and Mark Johnston, and in all his years visited the local casualty department only three times.

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