hospital ward


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Noun1.hospital ward - block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of carehospital ward - block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
block - housing in a large building that is divided into separate units; "there is a block of classrooms in the west wing"
detox - the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
maternity ward - a hospital ward that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants
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Hospital ward sisters, charge nurses and their deputies will wear navy blue, and clinical nurse specialist uniforms will be royal blue.
WORK to transform a Holme Valley hospital ward is well under way.
Mr Hammond is now on a general Leeds hospital ward after his crash last Wednesday in a jet-powered car on an airfield near York.
SISTERS Jo Still and Frances French are seeing double - after giving birth on the same day in the same hospital ward.
Nye supported nationalisation and the responsibility of central government, reckoning the sound of a bedpan dropped on a hospital ward would echo around Whitehall.
A MIDLAND hospital ward was today closed off after a norovirus outbreak which looks to have spread.
ROUSING CHORUS: Ron Collett and the Backworth Male Voice Choir sing on the hospital ward
Doctors have been forced to stop new admissions to a hospital ward after an outbreak of diarrhoea among patients.
NORTH Wales health chiefs came under fire last night after they failed to consult patient groups over plans to close a hospital ward.
A hospital ward is still closed at Calderdale Royal Hospital a week after being hit by a winter bug outbreak.
Cause trouble on a hospital ward and the next place you'll visit will be a prison cell.

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