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health visitor

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Definition of health visitor in English:

noun

British
A trained nurse who visits people in their homes to assist or advise the chronically ill or parents with very young children.
Example sentences
  • The health visitor or doctor can advise on how to manage these problems.
  • Each child should have an appointed key worker, such as a health visitor or school nurse, who knows about the assessment process and acts as a contact for the parent or carer.
  • You can always see the health visitor or school nurse at any time, if you have any concerns.

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