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district nurse

noun
1.
(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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  • It had come to her suddenly that she would write to the district nurse.

    Gloria and Treeless Street Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • These designs were unbosomed in a second letter to the district nurse.

    Gloria and Treeless Street Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • If you are to be a district nurse, dear, it might be well for you to get up to breakfast.

    Gloria and Treeless Street Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • But then, the district nurse was "always afraid" in that locality.

    Gloria and Treeless Street Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • Not until then did the district nurse have time to look at Gloria.

    Gloria and Treeless Street Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • And in with the angry tones were the protesting ones of the district nurse.

    Gloria and Treeless Street Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • The district nurse was at her side, and another was placed as substitute on her district.

    Gloria and Treeless Street Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • The district nurse was a frequent visitor and kept her informed of all her cases.

    One Way Out William Carleton
  • Her training as a district nurse was now to be put to a real test.

    The Liberty Girl Rena I. Halsey
  • They were what she used when nursing with the district nurse in the village at home.

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    Mrs. Wilfrid Ward

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