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This edition includes German translations for some of the key English phrases and terminology, and only ships to Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  For other countries, please choose our all-English ‘UK & International Edition’.


Please note: This Pocket Guide is written predominantly in English.  It is very clear and easy to use.  However, we recommend that users already have a basic understanding of English. 


English for Nurses: Pocket Guide measures only 80mm x 123mm and will fit neatly inside your uniform pocket. It includes 100 pages of key English terminology, phrases and explanations for communicating safely and professionally with your English-speaking patients on increasingly international wards.


Pocket Guide is based on the real experiences of overseas nurses as well as feedback from hundreds of students from our English language workshops.  This book covers 8 core elements of nursing:


  • Patient Admission
  • Basic Nursing Care
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Diabetes Care
  • Preoperative Care
  • Postoperative & Wound Care
  • Patient Discharge
  • Basic Anatomy


Pocket Guide has been designed for ease and speed:

  • Laminated wipe-clean pages for the clinical environment
  • Colour-coded, fully referenced chapters with clear subheadings
  • Generously sized, easy to read text
  • German translations for key English words and phrases
  • Durable, Wire-O binding for quick reference


Pocket Guide has been written by NURSES for NURSES and is already used in hospitals throughout Europe. Whether you are a nurse or you employ nurses, English for Nurses: Pocket Guide is your indispensable English language pocket reference.


We aim to hold stock of this item at all times.  However, for large quantities, please allow up to 2-3 weeks for your books to be printed to order – we will keep you updated with an accurate timetable.   

English for Nurses: Pocket Guide (for German speaking countries)


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