Hospital Matron

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Nursing supervisor in the UK
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THINK of a hospital matron and the chances are that the first image which springs to mind is a buxom, domineering Carry On character wielding a bedpan and foul-tasting medicine.
Patricia Fryer, the hospital matron, told the committee that staff became aware that cash was going missing from a tin kept in the ward office.
The hospital matron is also working with colleagues from social services and the voluntary sector to develop a wider range of social opportunities for this group to ensure these patients are not socially isolated.
A LIFE size model of a hospital matron is to take to the road to help fight hospital superbugs.
As if that's not enough we also investigate the perks of permanent make-up, go behind the scenes with a hospital matron and take a peak at the new Tees Valley Treatment Centre.
A monumental star of the Carry On series, Hattie was cast as a formidable hospital matron in at least four films, or a man-eating predator whose affections could strike terror in weak-kneed men.
Maureen Keymer, hospital matron, said: ``We want to meet the needs of relatives and carers with respite periods while encouraging the maintenance of social networks to prevent feelings of isolation for those elderly people living at home on their own.
In 1943, in war-time London, she astounded a hospital matron by handing back her first month's salary because she said she enjoyed the work so much.
Miss Claye, a former military hospital matron who nursed British troops in both World Wars, will be given a guard of honour at her funeral in Cheltenham this weekend.
Wendy, who is currently playing a hospital matron in ITV's The Royal, first returned to her old school in November 2005 when the project was launched.
They swept all before them ( and now the hospital matron is making a comeback to clean up our wards.

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