French translation of 'nursing'
1. (= profession) profession f d’infirmier
to go into nursing devenir infirmier/ière m/f
2. (= care) soins mpl
[mother] qui allaite
nursing care soins mpl spécialisés
the nursing profession la profession d’infirmier
nursing staff personnel m soignant
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Example Sentences Including 'nursing'
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Despite being confined to a wheelchair and needing full-time nursing care, my mother was deemed not eligible.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It also sells insurance to fund nursing home care.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They are the safety officer, the medical officer, the nursing staff and the safety representatives.Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)
That day the nursing home seemed to be the still centre of a shining, turning world.What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)
Check that the ward has arranged any social or nursing care you need.The Sun (2015)
English and nursing and midwifery are popular courses.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
New degrees in nursing practice and early years are planned for next year.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The area's chief nursing officer was there and agreed.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The university is strong in education and in nursing and midwifery.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You will need to have a degree in nursing or midwifery.The Sun (2013)
Anyone in residential care or nursing homes.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This example did more for the nursing staff than any number of lectures.Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)
A study found patients got poorer care when the proportion of qualified nurses is diluted with less skilled nursing assistants.The Sun (2016)
He was facing moving into a nursing home to cope with memory lapses and movement problems.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He was working as a care assistant in the nursing home where a relative of hers was being looked after.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It blamed the moves on the difficulty in hiring nursing staff.The Sun (2016)
It's disgraceful and depressing: the caring part of nursing seems to have diminished.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
More than 100 hospitals had more assistants than planned, suggesting that less skilled staff were plugging nursing gaps.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Nursing assistant on a male ward for the mentally disabled.The Sun (2008)
She needed just to drift peacefully away, but the nursing staff seemed helpless.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Social care cuts have forced six in ten councils to close residential and nursing homes this year.The Sun (2016)
The nursing staff were attentive and efficient.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Universities said last night that applications for nursing, midwifery and allied health courses were down by about 20 per cent compared with this stage last year.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Bad practice and poor nursing were quietly covered up.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
My mother spent the last three years of her life in a nursing home.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The manpower crisis is not Just in accident and emergency: it is affecting general practice and practice nursing too.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She found a job as a certified nursing assistant and enrolled in college.Christianity Today (2000)
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'nursing' in Other Languages
British English: nursing NOUN
Nursing is the profession of looking after people who are ill.
She had no aptitude for nursing.
Translation of nursing from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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