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cottage hospital

1. An institution in which patients are housed in relatively small, home-like units, each providing eating and living space for a small group.
2. (Brit.) A small hospital served by local nonspecialist physicians.
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Mr Abrines added: "We were successful last summer in filling posts at Moffat Cottage Hospital, allowing us to remove the limit on patient numbers, and we are currently seeking to fill these new vacancies with all the posts currently being advertised."
The suspect, before his arrest rose to the rank of Principal Medical officer, served in both Mayo Belwa and Fofure cottage Hospitals and performed hundreds surgical operations in the last five years that led to the death of many people in the state.
"Fortunately, Bethphage, a non-profit social care charity, based in Shrewsbury, stepped in, took over management of the library and moved it to the old Cottage Hospital nearby, where it also runs a day care centre and facilities for young people with learning difficulties.
Tony said: "Bwthyn Cottage Hospital is closing after this summer and all patients will go over to the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.
The Save Rothbury Cottage Hospital group posted on Facebook that they will continue to fight to save the ward.
Katie Scott, of the Save Rothbury Cottage Hospital campaign group, said: "In a remote community like ours with a predominantly ageing population, we need these beds for palliative, rehab and respite care.
THROUGH THE YEARS: North Ormesby Cottage Hospital, above, the hospital in 1981, below, and site today, bottom ROYAL HONOUR: Princess Margaret opens the 'cobalt bomb' unit in 1962, meets staff, top, and takes a look around, below right
In the autumn of 1864, she joined the Sisterhood of the Good Samaritans at Coatham, Middlesbrough and was soon posted to Walsall's tiny cottage hospital in Bridge Street.
"Some people have said they want a cottage hospital in Rugby.
A Herefordshire mother-of-two who started up her own jewellery business from home has signed up as the first tenant at the recently renovated Old Cottage Hospital Studios in Ledbury.
The Life of a Cottage Hospital: The Bonne Bay Experience.