principal nursing officer


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principal nursing officer

n
(Medicine) a grade of nurse concerned with administration in the British National Health Service
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Christine Howell, principal nursing officer for Corus on Teesside, said the company took mental health very seriously.
Mary Powell started her orthopaedic training under the hospital's co-founder, Dame Agnes Hunt, in 1936, and after stints in Glasgow and Oxford returned as matron in 1962, retiring as principal nursing officer 12 years later.
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