Taking a firm stand
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Taking a firm stand

Kay P Harding Staff Nurse, Crownhill Hospital,Plymouth

Kay Harding advocates equality for male and female nurses

Mythology implies that each gender has a contrasting future although marriage unites them. Males are educated with a bias for power and females less explicitly for dependence: the powerful, therefore, marries the dependant who bears his heirs. Rather like haemophilia, power is transmitted through the females but is only manifest in the males.

Nursing Standard. 2, 51,51-51. doi: 10.7748/ns.2.51.51.s79

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