In France a great deal of the nursing was formerly in the hands of religious orders, but there too the hospital school system, inaugurated in 1877, has grown.
On the continent institutes for nursing deaconesses were founded at Strassburg, Utrecht, Berlin, Breslau, Konigsberg and Carlsruhe between 1842 and 1851.
In Germany the Albert Nursing Society was founded by Queen Carola of Saxony, and the Alice Society by the Grand Duchess Alice of Hesse, both in 1867.
It was founded in 1887 with the object of providing skilled nursing for the sick poor in their own homes.
Dean spent the next hour nursing two beers and telephoned again, still without success.
For, suspended in those watery vaults, floated the forms of the nursing mothers of the whales, and those that by their enormous girth seemed shortly to become mothers.
The qualifications for a Queen's nurse are as follows: (r) training at an approved general hospital or infirmary for two years; (2) approved training in district nursing for not less than six months, including the nursing of mothers and infants after child-birth; (3) nurses in country districts must in addition have had at least three months' approved training in midwifery.
Alex was sitting on the porch swing, nursing a cup of coffee the morning they arrived to work on the house.
In Protestant countries a secular nursing system came in with the Reformation.
This is perhaps the commonest system, but some of the best nursing homes give a somewhat higher fixed salary without any percentage.