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district nurse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations
district nurseˌdistrict ˈnurse noun [countable] British English  MHBOa nurse who visits people in their own homes
Examples from the Corpus
district nurseAstonishingly, they both work full time, Jenny as a district nurse, Michael a doctor.He and his wife, Carole, a district nurse, have two young sons.Using a person outside the family circle, such as the district nurse, is positively the last resort.She receives physiotherapy three or four times a week and is regularly visited by the district nurse.The district nurse is attached to the general practitioner surgery or health centre.
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