district nurse

noun
dis·​trict nurse | \ ˌdis-trikt- How to pronounce district nurse (audio) \

Medical Definition of district nurse

British
: a qualified nurse who is employed by a local authority to visit and treat patients in their own homes — compare visiting nurse

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“District nurse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/district%20nurse. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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