sick berth

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(nautical) a room for the treatment of the sick or injured (as on a ship)


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I had previously been in civil defence and had trained in first-aid so I became a sick berth attendant.
He said: "As a sick berth attendant I was kept very busy.
And when serving in the Royal Navy as a Sick Berth Artificer he applied to change his branch to stoker.
Mr Thake served as a Royal Naval Medical Branch sick berth attendant on a Dutch hospital carrier tending injured servicemen.
SICK BERTH: The Transocean Tours operated Marco Polo in in Invergordon, Easter Ross, where experts are trying to establish why dozens of people were taken ill with a vomiting bug