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2010-12-09 06:04:00

LONDON, December 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Circle, the employee-owned partnership of clinicians, has today secured GBP50m to fund its second new-build hospital - CircleReading. In a deal that signals a breakthrough in the UK development finance freeze, the site for the hospital has been purchased by the real estate investment arm for BP's pension fund, Ropemaker Properties, who will also provide financing for the construction. CircleReading marks another milestone in Circle's...

2009-10-15 17:30:00

LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Ethics Trust, a Division of the Council of Ethical Organizations, has awarded the NHS Human Services Compliance program an unconditional three-year certification effective October 5, 2009.

2009-06-23 08:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It took a 43-year career in medicine to get it, but David Lichtman, MD, chair of Orthopaedics at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, finally received his bachelor's degree last month. Dr.

2009-04-13 12:47:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDmarketplace.com announced today that Mr. Alan Weinstein has become a member of its Board of Directors.

2009-03-02 14:04:00

Newly Updated Site Educates, Engages Patients on ER Crisis SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you or a loved one has ever experienced a medical emergency, you probably have been grateful for the care provided in your local community hospital's emergency room.

2009-01-22 15:33:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, has been selected to construct a $441 million replacement hospital for University Medical Center at Princeton (UMCP) in Plainsboro Township, N.J.

2008-10-14 00:00:40

Two new hospital managers have been appointed to run county emergency and planned care services.

2008-09-14 00:00:26

Firemen pumped out almost a foot of water from the basement of a Plymouth hospital. A large treatment room at the Royal Eye Infirmary in Mutley was caught in flash floods caused by heavy rainfall at lunchtime yesterday.

2008-09-06 00:00:27

EXTERMINATORS have been called in to deal with hundreds of infestations of rats, mice, cockroaches and fleas at Scots hospitals. In one case, an operating theatre was infested with millipedes. At another hospital, insects were found in food stores.

2008-09-01 15:00:21

Palmerston North Hospital's emergency department has been stretched to capacity and the situation is not likely to ease in the coming days. Yesterday afternoon there were 20 people waiting in the emergency department, including seven waiting for beds.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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