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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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In total, 62 new Queen's Nurses were created nationwide.
I see becoming a Queen's Nurse as an opportunity to have a voice to further develop the role of learning disability nurses within youth offending teams and to raise the profile of the needs of these young people.
The title Queen's Nurse is bestowed by the Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI).
The title of Queen's Nurse has its origins in Victorian times and is bestowed by The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI).
It's a humbling experience to be one of 13 nurses nationally receiving the title of Queen's Nurse.
The Queen's Nurse title is open to all nurses and specialist community public health nurses working in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
She also gave a plug for the Queen's Nurse award and asked those present to publicise it.
The QNI introduced the Queen's Nurse title in 2006 as an indication of practitioners' commitment to continuous learning and to promote high standards for the benefit of clients and patients.
In the days before the National Health Service, the majority of the work of the Queen's Nurses was for the 'sick poor' or those who were unable to pay for their care at home.
TWO district nurses in North Tyneside have been awarded the title of Queen's Nurses in recognition of their dedication.