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Fat-shaming must stop

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

Being a thin nurse does not equate to being a better nurse, but obesity is a risk factor that everyone needs to address

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

Nursing Standard. 35, 9, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.9.11.s7

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