nurse back to health

nurse someone back to health

to care for a sick person until good health returns. Sally was glad to help nurse her mother back to health. She nursed her children back to health when they all had the flu.
See also: back, health, nurse
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The song has been recorded by singer/songwriter Ashley Bruce who Carla helped nurse back to health after he suffered a life threatening brain haemorrhage four years ago.