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senior sister

A nurse in the UK who is at the top of ward and department hierarchy, and may work in sections of hospital (e.g., A&E, ITU) where all nurses are senior and quasi-autonomous in their roles. Senior sisters are usually at pay band 7 to 8c under the Agenda for Change, which corresponds to G or H grade under the Whitley system (which was officially retired in 2004 but may still be used in the working parlance).
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I'd walk around the club all the time making sure everyone was all right" - Jen, senior sister at King's College London (24 Hours in A&E)
It was a chance remark from Fiona, who works as a senior sister in the Royal Gwent Hospital, which led Robert to discover the diet which has seen his weight fall so fast.
Aryan Kayani, aged three, is pictured helping out with senior sister Natalie Lawson and Mr Rowntree.
Millbury 3, Tantasqua 1: Sophomore Sarah MacAdam had 11 service points and five kills, and senior sister Katie MacAdam added 13 service points as the host Woolies (8-1) topped the Warriors (5-3).
Eirwen Chesters Senior sister Awi Hughes said: "Mrs Chesters was a lovely lady, and while she was with us she asked me if there was anything we would like on the unit.
Senior sister Vanessa just landed a role on the long-running soap opera "The Guiding Light" and baby sister Angela continues to publish her teen magazine, "Angela's Rundown.
SENIOR Sister Polly Hodgson's report about life on a children's ward was harrowing.
D'Errico, a junior often overshadowed by senior sister Ashlie D'Errico, Highland's star catcher, enjoyed the biggest moment of her career.
Stan demanded his wife's transfer and admitted security staff were called during a verbal exchange with a senior sister.
Senior Sister Jayne | CHANNEL 4 has 24 Hours in A&E, while the BBC weighs in with An Hour to Save Your Life.
Senior Sister Amanda Downes said: "We are delighted with the donation and we cannot thank Michelle and Graham's past pupils enough.
Mr Edet was a trained obstetrician and gyneologist and Mrs Edet was a senior sister at a hospital.

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