district nurse

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district nurse

n
(Medicine) (in Britain) a nurse employed within the National Health Service to attend patients in a particular area, usually by visiting them in their own homes
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district nurse

n (Brit) → infermiere/a (che fa visite a domicilio)
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Jackie and Mark have been through a very difficult ordeal and it's great that Jackie has decided to join the district nursing team and we're backing her all the way in her quest to raise pounds 2,000 by completing the Great North Run".
Our collaborative research project with the New Zealand Institute of Community Health Care to profile district nursing services is now underway.
The team - part of the County's district nursing service - work with patients, carers, doctors and other agencies to help people live at home and manage their chronic condition.
The research project, which has a contract value of $175,000, aims to profile current publicly funded district nursing services and analyse future development opportunities.
The team of nine skilled district nurses, led by community matron Lorraine Jackson and district nursing sister Shirley Gair, are part of the district nursing service run by Northumberland Care Trust.
Jackie Jones, 39, of Chapel Park, Newcastle, has recently qualified as a staff nurse and has just started her new career working for Newcastle Primary Care Trust's (PCT) district nursing team.
As a direct response to funding restrictions from the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB), there are many changes taking place in the district nursing services in Canterbury.
I am also concerned that highly skilled district nursing sisters are to be re-graded as district staff nurses.
Another example of the skills and dedication of the district nursing team is provision of highly skilled nursing care with regard to tissue viability.
The winner of Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand's centennial photographic competition, clinical nurse co-ordinator for district nursing at Counties Manukau District Health Board's Home Health Care service, Pamela Hilt, is a powerful advocate for district nursing.
Nurses from NHS South of Tyne and Wear were at the shopping centre to mark the 150th anniversary of district nursing.

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