ward sister


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ward sister

A female nurse who manages a ward in the UK; charge nurse.
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As a Ward Sister you are trying to keep patients safe but also to make a decent working environment for nurses.
I heard her loud and clear so I went to find her but the ward sister got to her first.
I prefer to use the title of Ward Sister because I feel that the title sums up my role; I belong to the ward and the ward belongs to me, with ultimate responsibility for its well-being and safe functioning.
The Minister was addressing a delegation of approximately 100 Ward Sisters, Charge Nurses and District Nursing Sisters/Team Leaders during their annual conference where he highlighted that their profession not only delivers complex care but most importantly is a profession which places the patient at the centre.
Its report reveals a drop of nearly 12% of experienced staff including, ward sisters, community matrons and specialist nurses between 2010 and 2013.
Hayley joined Heartlands Hospital's ward 11, which looks after emergency surgery patients, working under the supervision of ward sister Tracey Tillotson.
But, she had a fierce ward sister who would tear a strip of anyone who left a speck of dust, or whose starched uniform was even vaguely crumpled.
John is pictured with Ward Sister Wendy Parry on the right and his wife Linda on the left with the nursing team in the background.
Amanda, 45, said: "I was told by a ward sister she probably contracted MRSA when she had a feeding tube removed.
And the ward sister who reported the allegations of abuse at Argyll and Bute Hospital, in Lochgilphead, has been on sick leave since.
injured DEAD Five-year-old Ryland Ward Sister Brooke Ward, five