in hospital


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in hospital

Receiving medical or surgical treatment, care, or attention at a hospital. Primarily heard in UK. My grandmother is in hospital again for hip surgery. I heard you were in hospital last week! Are you all right?
See also: hospital
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They've appeared on radio shows, delivered green cards in hospital wards, and sent valentines to elderly applicants.
A MAN was recovering in hospital today after having part of his ear bitten off in an attack in a Liverpool nightclub.
The disease meant Uzma had to live with the fear that a simple knock or bruise could mean another spell in hospital.
Government regulators hope that such pressure will punish poor management in hospitals.
Bad things happen in hospitals too, as my 15-year experience can attest, but hospitals don't seem to be under the microscope like the long- term care industry.