Meaning of “senior nursing officer” in the English Dictionary

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"senior nursing officer" in British English

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senior nursing officernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsiː.ni.ə ˈnɜː.sɪŋ ɒf.ɪ.sər/ us /ˌsiː.njɚ ˈnɝː.sɪŋ ɑː.fɪ.sɚ/ UK UK old-fashioned matron

the person in charge of all the nurses in a hospital

(Definition of “senior nursing officer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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