Obesity in nursing: why fat-shaming helps no one
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Obesity in nursing: why fat-shaming helps no one

Jane Wills Director of research and enterprise/director of Centre for Applied Research in Improvement and Innovation, School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Thin nurse does not equal better nurse, but obesity is a risk factor we need to address

Following the publication of the government’s obesity strategy, the Daily Telegraph published an article by journalist Charles Moore asking: ‘If we must be slim, why are so many nurses fat?’

Nursing Management. 27, 5, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/nm.27.5.12.s4

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