Street Nurse

A nurse who treats homeless people, prostitutes, drug users, and other denizens of the street, exchanges needles to reduce the spread of HIV or hands out condoms to reduce STDs
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Toronto street nurse and social activist Cathy Crowe advocates for equitable health care and national housing reform in Canada.
From its street nurse program that provides check-ups for homeless people, to telemedicine-aided specialist consultations, to walk-in care clinics, to smart glass technology, the Sutter Health team goes beyond traditional models to make care more convenient and to nurture and empower people throughout their medical journey.
CORONATION STREET Nurse can't decide who she wants to be with...
Former Coronation Street nurse Charlie Condou as Hale showed flashes brilliance as his tortured mind realises where the truth really lies.
Bhavna Limbachia is best-known as Coronation Street nurse Rana Nazir, a role she has played for the last year.
A Myrtle Street nurse cradles this baby girl in November, 1969
Stands from more than thirty different Trust services will be on display and a Street Nurse will be on hand to talk to people about minor health queries until 3.30pm.
The brave tots - called "my little fighters" by their loving mum Angie - had just undergone a gruelling 14-hour operation to separate them and were still sedated in intensive care as the Great Ormond Street nurse went about her job.
IN THIS MOVING volume, Cathy Crowe, a long-time downtown Toronto street nurse, has assembled a series of interviews with recent homeless activists in Toronto interspersed with her own sympathetic commentaries and experiences.
TORONTO -- Cathy Crowe, street nurse and advocate for the homeless in Toronto was awarded the Atkinson Charitable Foundation economic justice award.
She was the street nurse. Another lady did a lot of sewing, making clothes for the street's children.