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03:33 Aug 27, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: Stationsleitung, Pflegedienstleitung
These refer to senior nursing staff. They occur in the context of a questionnaire on Rückengerechte Arbeitsweisen in der Krankenpflege:"...Ist die rückengerechte Arbeitsweise Bestandteil von Weiterbildung/ Qualifikationen z.B.zur Stationsleitung, Pflegedienstleitung oder Fachkrankenschwester?" Are these specific ranks in the hospital hierarchy with UK equivalents ?
Anne Humphreys
Germany
Local time: 00:49
English translation:see below
Explanation:
Stationsleitung=head nurse is what
we call it in the US/Canada, but
in Muret-Sanders: nurse of a ward (Stationsschwester).

Pflegedienst=hospital (or nursing)
service;
I would call it head of nursing care, but nursing care may be more Am. English
and "service" maybe more Br. English.
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Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 18:49
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Explanation:
Stationsleitung=head nurse is what
we call it in the US/Canada, but
in Muret-Sanders: nurse of a ward (Stationsschwester).

Pflegedienst=hospital (or nursing)
service;
I would call it head of nursing care, but nursing care may be more Am. English
and "service" maybe more Br. English.


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Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 18:49
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