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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Sharon Madden, ward manager said "We are delighted to have been shortlisted for this award and look forward to the opportunity to share this innovative way of working."
Especially one, who was the ward manager, Yvonne Turnstall.
Claire Murray, neonatal ward manager, said: "Danny has been an avid fundraiser for neonatal surgery for more than 10 years.
Ward manager Vanessa Lownsbrough was delighted she and all her colleagues were able to give Ann Boon the care she received - and she says: "It's been great to see Ann today, because the best part of the job is seeing a person who was so broken and so unwell walking onto the ward looking like a completely different person - that's so rewarding."
Ward manager Lesley McCreaddie said: "The students were all very professional, caring and patient with the ladies, who really enjoyed the sessions and were actively discussing their pamper treatments with staff and relatives.
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.