Definitions for "District Nurse"
Keywords:  nurse, stoma, incapacity, wound, dress
a qualified nurse who has undertaken additional training, which enables her to assess the needs of an individual patient in his/her own home during periods of illness and incapacity
A nurse who provides skilled, flexible nursing care to people within the community and at home.
Nurse that is specially trained to visit and treat people in their own homes. The community nurse can make assessments about how you are managing and arrange other services such as home help. The nurse can also dress wounds, remove stitches and attend to central lines. Some also take blood and give drug treatment at home.