health visitor

noun

health vis·​i·​tor -ˌviz-ət-ər, -ˌviz-tər How to pronounce health visitor (audio)
British
: a trained person who is usually a qualified nurse and is employed by a local British authority to visit people (as nursing mothers) in their homes and advise them on health matters

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“Health visitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/health%20visitor. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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