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Accident and emergency (hospital department providing immediate treatment to people who are injured or taken ill)‘a nurse at work told me I should go to A & E’[as modifier] ‘an A & E department’
- ‘There had been an 18-bed ward adjacent to the A & E at the time, with nobody in it.’
- ‘Poisoning is another reason that people visit the A & E department.’
- ‘Departments have pulled together to release beds and expertise when required to relieve the A & E burden.’
- ‘Three emergency routes in the A & E unit and the observation ward were obstructed.’
- ‘The A & E department is equipped to hold no more than eight patients.’
- ‘Should you need to visit your local A & E department to get an x-ray, the same principle will apply.’
- ‘As well as the A & E, the wing has ten four-bedded wards and 80 single rooms.’
- ‘Go straight to A & E if the cut is to an artery or if the bleeding will not stop.’
- ‘The waiting area, and triage room, is somewhat isolated away from the main A & E unit.’
- ‘On March 2, ambulances were turned away from the old A & E because of overcrowding.’
- ‘The process is the same even if you arrive at the A & E department by ambulance.’
- ‘My injury occurred about 100 yards from the present A & E department!’
- ‘Often the A & E department will be at the major hospital for your area.’
- ‘We were taken to York Hospital and looked after in the A & E Department.’
- ‘After admission to the A & E, a preliminary diagnosis of constipation was made.’
- ‘The hospital hopes to increase the number of nurse practitioners in the A & E department.’
- ‘This has meant additional pressure on beds and on the A & E Departments.’
- ‘She threw her sandwich away in the bin and walked back into the A & E room.’
- ‘They recommended we take him to A & E at the local hospital.’
- ‘It was only when I got to the A & E department that I realised it was serious.’
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