Definition of A & E in English:

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A & E

Entry from British & World English dictionary


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
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  • The process is the same even if you arrive at the A & E department by ambulance.
  • Often the A & E department will be at the major hospital for your area.
  • Three emergency routes in the A & E unit and the observation ward were obstructed.

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