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Lavinia Lloyd (1858–1956). American pioneer in public health nursing. Beginning with her work with the United Workers of Norwich, Connecticut, she made valuable contributions to public health nursing, including work with Lillian wald at the Henry Street Settlement in New York. In addition, she was active in the women's suffrage movement and an advocate of legislative control of nursing practice. She was also a prolific author; her works include Materia Medica for Nurses, one of the earliest nursing textbooks, and a four-volume History of Nursing, written with Adelaide nutting.
 Lavinia Lloyd Dock. Special collections, Milbank Memorial Library, Teachers College, Columbia University.


1. The solid or fleshy part of an animal's tail.
2. The tail of an animal after it has been bobbed or clipped.
tr.v. docked, docking, docks
To clip short or cut off (an animal's tail, for example).

Dock, Lavinia Lloyd

an American public health nurse. A graduate of the Bellevue Hospital Training School for Nurses in New York in 1886, she started a visiting nurse service in Norwalk, Connecticut. She then joined the New York City Mission before becoming an assistant to Isabel Hampton Robb at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She returned to public health nursing when she joined the Henry Street Settlement in New York to work with Lillian Wald. She advocated an international public health movement and the improvement of education for nurses. With M. Adelaide Nutting, she wrote History of Nursing, a classic in nursing literature.
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Spokesman said the Navy troops bravely thwarted the attack and foiled their evil design to enter the Navy dockyard.
Houseboat owners will get benefited by this initiative, as the dockyard has a modern workshop where they can get their houseboats repaired.
And if you or your kids are looking for a nautical lesson from the past, some of the nation's historic dockyards are an ideal place to head to at the weekend.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, who stepped down as chief of the defence staff last week, said the previous government signed a "terms of business agreement" with the dockyards which meant they had to commit to the carriers.
Sir Jock told BBC1's Andrew Marr Show: " ere is clearly the issue of affordability in the round but there is also now the di culty that we have which is we have a terms of business agreement with the dockyards.
Chatham continued as a naval dockyard until it closed in 1984.
After Gulf Coral, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has only one more Panamax to be delivered before November.
Pc Ivan Smith used the covert spot to overhear proceedings at a meeting of dockyard apprentices discussing strike action in December 1941.
Fourteen people suffered burns and were taken to hospital Tuesday after an explosion on a Panamanian-registered car freighter at a dockyard on an island off Kudamatsu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, on the western tip of Japan's largest main island of Honshu, police said.
Under an agreement signed in 2004, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has been providing design and procurement services for a series of ten 46,000 dwt tankers currently being constructed at Aker American's shipyard in Philadelphia.
A WOMAN is to sue the Ministry of Defence for pounds 75,000, claiming that hugging her dockyard worker father caused her cancer.
Today, the city's waterfront is a far more civilised place, although you can still get a heady taste of the glory days of British sea power with a trip to the famous Royal Dockyard.