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1A fully trained nurse with an official state certificate of competence.
- 1.1British short for State Registered Nurse
- ‘This is a longitudinal health characteristics survey that started in 1976 with a cohort of 121700 registered nurses aged 30-55.’
- ‘It also now recruits registered nurses from continental Europe, Australia and the Philippines (recruiting only from countries who have a surplus of staff), and is dedicated to helping nursing ‘returners’ get back to work.’
- ‘The surgical intensive care unit at Haukeland Hospital, a university hospital with 1100 beds, has 10 beds and a staff of seven consultant anaesthetists, five residents, and approximately 60 registered nurses.’
- ‘Ricky's job as a registered nurse means she can't be at home all the time and her absences, at which time Brody is left in charge, add to the general laid-back atmosphere of the family home, a situation that concerns some of their neighbours.’
- ‘A wider perspective is needed to achieve clarity of roles and a better balance of registered nurses, physicians, other health professionals, and support workers.’
- ‘With almost 8000 registered nurses, it achieves an almost 90% compliance rate with its contracts - a figure that is nearly double the industry average and a testimony to the continued support it receives from Scottish nurses.’
- ‘In 1998, 62% of registered nurses worked in hospitals, down from 67% in 1993.’
- ‘The Royal College of Nursing's research shows that one in four of registered nurses are set to retire in the next five years.’
- ‘In addition to doctors, the bill also fails to protect registered nurses and midwives who are out on call.’
- ‘If the unit required dual registration there would have to be a registered nurse on site.’
- ‘Level three patients are assigned a case manager who is usually a registered nurse, often assisted by a social worker, working in the primary care team.’
- ‘Nevertheless, as a registered nurse you are accountable for your own actions.’
- ‘The National Care Standards Commission, an independent body based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, confirmed that six registered nurses had been suspended pending an investigation.’
- ‘It is naive to consider that the expert services given by doctors after their several years of training can be matched by the 24 months of training of a registered nurse.’
- ‘The Royal College of Nursing in Scotland has carried out research into what has become of Scotland's 64,785 registered nurses and has found that almost one-fifth of them no longer work in healthcare.’
- ‘On entering WW II, the US faced a critical shortage of registered nurses.’
- ‘Care provided by a registered nurse is now free for all elderly in care, but anyone with capital or savings over £18,500 must pay for personal care.’
- ‘This drafting seems intended to reflect the Court of Appeal's analysis but remains difficult to interpret, as there is no formal demarcation of types of care restricted to registered nurses.’
- ‘My having qualified as a registered nurse back in the seventies, followed by further qualifications and interests in the complementary field since the early eighties, was a great advantage.’
- ‘The scene is set: a calm, physically robust 32 year old registered nurse from Ohio accompanied by her rather nervous school teacher husband prepare for the birth on board an ocean liner.’
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