Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of health visitor in English:
A trained nurse who visits people in their homes to assist or advise the chronically ill or parents with very young children.
- 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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