(redirected from Hospital Matron)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Hospital Matron: Modern Matron
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to matron

a married woman (usually middle-aged with children) who is staid and dignified

Related Words

a wardress in a prison

Related Words

a woman in charge of nursing in a medical institution

References in periodicals archive ?
Below is James Barker at the beach volleyball I JUST LOVED IT: Teesside hospital matron Angela Milbourne with the Olympic torch at the athlete's village
Seen as a vocation rather than a profession, nursing was based on the pillars of obedience, service and hard work--principles strongly enforced by a rigid hierarchical structure headed by the formidable hospital matron.
Margaret Dyer was a hospital matron and royal nurse who spent her retirement looking after her two sisters.
The others are (front) Reece, 11, and Lyle, 12, Whitehead and (middle, from left) friend, Julie Reynolds- Sinclair, Karlise Whitehead, nine, mother Margaret Dolan, Danielle, 14, Whitehead and hospital matron Bernie Sims and (inset) Isabella.
Monica and husband Peter were freed on a royal pardon after serving three years for the murder of a hospital matron in 1986.
Spire Yale Hospital Matron Linda Jones said the event was a major success, adding: "I want to thank Heather for all her hard work in organising it, all the people who have donated wonderful raffle prizes and everyone who has helped us in the ongoing battle to raise awareness about the desperate need to beat breast cancer once and for all.
A FORMER hospital matron with dementia died after care home staff lowered her into a scalding bath.
Hospital matron Pam Smith said "We are very grateful for this donation from Moose International.
One reader remembered how the hospital matron would parole the wards at night with her English bulldog, who had boots on his feet so that he did not wake sleeping children.
The 91-year-old former hospital matron at the centre of a legal battle about the treatment of the elderly died in hospital yesterday.
She never married and her occupation is given as Hospital Matron.
He told the Western Mail's sis-tepaper the Merthyr Express: "I was in care and the bottom line is the person who saved my life was my aunty Rosemary; she was a hospital matron and smoked like a trooper.
In all the woman, a retired hospital matron, handed over pounds 171,000.
A LIFE size model of a Northumbria hospital matron is to take to the road to help fight hospital superb ugs.
Full browser ?