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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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Lydia Barnfather, for the GDC, said: 'These allegations concern some inappropriate, unprofessional and furthermore indecent behaviour towards four dental nurses.
As part of the Modern Apprenticeship, Ashley got a full time job at Clare Road Dental Practice assisting Dental Surgeon Benjamin Omovie as a Dental Nurse and worked towards qualifying.
In a bid to maintain high standards, the General Dental Council (GDC) is to make it compulsory for dental nurses to complete a recognised training programme that leads to registration with the council.
I have been training as a dental nurse for nearly two years, but once I finish in May I want to go to university and train to become a hygienist.
Dental nurses in New Oscott got to the root of the problem with primary school youngsters on the best way to brush their gnashers, how often and what sugary treats to avoid.
You will usually begin working in this area as a trainee dental nurse in a general dental practice.
As the furniture store manager drove along a country road towards the city his white Vauxhall Vectra was involved in a head-on collision with dental nurse Jacqueline Christie, 33, who was driving a Daewoo Lanos.
Dental nurse Kelly Marsh was a passenger in a Peugeot 206 travelling on Lighthorne Road, near Marston Doles, near Southam, when it left the road and careered into a tree at 12.
The latest weapon in the fight against the shortage of dentists was unveiled yesterday ( in the shape of dental nurse Suzanne Oliver.
A newcastle dental nurse has qualified as the first in the city to offer advice on quitting smoking.
Not that Kate, 22, is scared of Jade - she just feels that the 21-year-old dental nurse was the real two-faced contestant in the house.
The 71-year-old former dental nurse was found guilty by magistrates last October of 15 charges of causing unnecessary suffering to animals and one of breeding dogs without a licence.