Where are all the male nursing students?
Chris Steele Second-year children’s nursing student, Edge Hill University, Lancashire
New columnist Chris Steele believes men should be at the forefront of nursing recruitment campaigns
Research conducted by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service shows a decline in men applying for nursing degree courses in recent years. Across the UK’s nursing student population, only 10% are men and men account for 11% of students on children’s nursing courses.
Nursing Children and Young People. 30, 4,17-17. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.30.4.17.s15