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Casualty

The complete or partial destruction of property resulting from an identifiable event of a sudden, unexpected, or unusual nature.
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Most patients were admitted in the casualty department as a result of injuries (25%), a similar finding to a study in Mpumalanga.
When my husband and other parents complained to the receptionist, she said there was just one doctor to cover both the adult and children's casualty departments.
Now NHS Lanarkshire, who carried out the work between 2000 and 2002, want to axe the unit, the busiest casualty department in the region.
Insp Keith Howson, of South Shields police, said: "This was not an isolated incident as we do get calls to attend the casualty department, especially over the weekend.
Patients were evacuated from an emergency unit of a Midland hospital yesterday when a fire broke out near its casualty department.
To another query, he said CHK was also facing shortage of nurses and doctors in its casualty department.
We've got enormous numbers of young people, particularly on a Friday and Saturday night, ending up in the casualty department of hospitals because they're drunk.
He may then be able to combine two tasks in one by sampling at first-hand the new casualty department in our new Superhospital.
Staff from South Tyneside Hospital's casualty department raised more than pounds 1,000 in a charity night at Westoe Rugby Club, South Shields, and officially handed the money over yesterday.
Nurses could take over the roles of junior doctors in a bid to keep a Welsh casualty department open around the clock.
A WOMAN was yesterday ordered to pay pounds 100 to a nurse after going berserk in a casualty department while drunk.
But while most of us suffered nothing more than a sore head the next day as the price for our misbehaviour, poor Lib Dem Keith Raffen ended up in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary's casualty department.

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