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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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The infection control nurse was not amused; she suggested in a manner defying reply that I was breaching infection control principles by my theatrical vagrancy.
It was thought up by infection control nurses Sarah Mimmack and Laura Ludman at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, in Bristol Road South, Northfield, which have helped the trust have such low figures of MRSA and C.
At Walker Senior Services in Minneapolis, Infection Control Nurse Carla Mackedanza conducted a pilot study to determine which type of containers staff accepted and used more readily and how many might be needed.
The hospital had a medical records department, a staff of utilization coordinators, and an infection control nurse before the profile system was established and added a quality assurance/risk management coordinator shortly after it began to develop the physician practice profiles.
This book also outlines the role of the medical consultant, consultant nurse/ specialist infection control nurse, hospital matron, ward link nurse, ward sister, staff nurse, trust management etc to give a strategic overview of the management and organisation needed in terms of roles and responsibilities in relation to infection control.
I became an infection control nurse in 1995 and went to work at Pontefract General Infirmary and then St James's Hospital in Leeds before returning back to the trust in 1999.
Infection control nurse Kate Prevc said: "Cleaning your hands is vitally important when people come to hospital so we can keep the spread of infections like MRSA down.
Senior infection control nurse Carmel Edwards said: "Cards and cuddly toys are lovely but they can get in the way of regular cleaning.
Cards and cuddly toys are lovely but they can get in the way of the regular and thorough cleaning that takes place daily in our hospitals," said Senior Infection Control Nurse Carmel Edwards.
Infection control nurse Angela Williams used a UV light "glow bug" to teach young patients at Heartlands Hospital how important it is to clean their hands thoroughly.
Liz Walters, a senior infection control nurse for Gwent Healthcare NHS Trust, said, "We won't be out of the woods until March or April.
Viv Atkinson, lead infection control nurse at the hospital, added: "The use of alcohol gel doesn't replace soap and water and staff will still use traditional methods of hand washing as well.

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