district nurse


district nurse
a trained nurse with special training in domiciliary services, usually employed by a primary care trust or health board. District nurses may also be allocated to a designated general practice, an arrangement known as attachment.

The new mediacal dictionary. 2014.

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  • district nurse — noun A nurse appointed to attend to patients in their own homes • • • Main Entry: ↑district * * * district nurse UK US noun [countable] [singular district nurse plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • District nurse — District Nurses are senior nurses who manage care within the community, leading teams of community nurses and support workers.[1] Typically much of their work involves visiting house bound patients to provide advice and care, for example,… …   Wikipedia

  • district nurse — district nurses N COUNT In Britain, a district nurse is a nurse who goes to people s houses to give them medical treatment and advice …   English dictionary

  • district nurse — ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK) a nurse who treats patients in their homes, operating within a particular district …   English terms dictionary

  • district nurse — n BrE a nurse who visits people in their own homes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • district nurse — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms district nurse : singular district nurse plural district nurses a nurse in the UK whose job is to give people medical treatment in their own homes …   English dictionary

  • district nurse — dis·trict nurse .dis trikt n Brit a qualified nurse who is employed by a local authority to visit and treat patients in their own homes compare VISITING NURSE * * * a trained nurse with special training in domiciliary services, usually employed… …   Medical dictionary

  • district nurse — noun (in the UK) a nurse who visits and treats patients in their homes, operating within a particular district …   English new terms dictionary

  • district nurse — noun a nurse providing health care to patients within their own homes …   Wiktionary

  • district nurse — noun (C) a nurse who visits and treats people in their own homes in Britain …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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