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A subdivision used in local governments in a number of countries. Wards are sometimes the constituencies for local, elected officials. They are often equivalent to a neighborhood or a portion of county.


See guardian.

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They also come within the Royal Care of His Majesty for further improvement of healthcare for citizens, the minister said, adding that each of the hospitals would have outpatient clinics, emergency and accident wards, operation theatre, delivery room, labs, X-ray department, in-patient suites, intensive care unit, child care unit, services building, CT scan and dialysis unit among other facilities.
Mr McNicholl has been working in the A&E department, one of Europe's busiest accident wards, for three years.