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day hospital Line breaks: day hos|pital

Definition of day hospital in English:


A hospital or other medical facility which provides treatment, assessment, etc. during the day, with patients returning home or to another hospital at night.
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, Mr McLoughlin said it's planned to use some of the proceeds of the sale to build a new day hospital for psychiatric patients.
  • It has been reduced to a day hospital with a psychiatric ward for elderly people and a well-used and well-respected minor injuries unit.
  • Nelson Penny, 82, has been attending the day hospital for about six years.
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