charge nurse

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charge nurse

n
(Professions) Brit a nurse in charge of a ward in a hospital. Female equivalent: sister
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You know the one I mean, he is a ward manager for Northumbria Healthcare.
Nadia Tavernier-Gustave, 28, a gynaecology ward manager, said: "We are so short staffed because we can't get enough nurses and we can't get locums in because they have capped agency pay.
It came after a donation made by the Round Table to the unit, and Wendy Kilner, ward manager, and her team, invited them to see how donations support the unit's work.
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Tina Davies, ward manager at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, added: "Children want to be at home with their families, not in hospital.
As a ward manager, 10 years ago myself and my colleagues were told we no longer had establishments detailing the nursing resource for our clinical areas - nursing resource historically deemed essential for delivering good care.
Stephanie Worn, postnatal ward manager, said: "By enabling a companion to stay overnight, we hope to promote a positive start to your new family role.
Maternity ward manager Caroline Wright has said goodbye to colleagues and friends at University Hospital in Walsgrave, where she was one of the longest-serving employees with 38 years of service under her belt.
After gaining her registration from the NMC, she is now a ward manager on the stroke ward at North Tyneside General Hospital.
A HOSPITAL ward manager has admitted doctors at Glan Clwyd "missed opportunities" to diagnose a grandmother-of-four with Clostridium difficile (C.
Unite's Regional Secretary, Gerard Coyne, and Shane Edwards, Unite representative, were at the Priory Ground Children's Ward to meet Ward Manager Joy Haywood, Sarindar Sahota, Chair of the Charitable Funds Committee, and members of the hospital Trust's fundraising team.
Last week Mr Land and society chairman Eddie Harris presented the donation to ward manager Suzanne Kenyon.