Tackling the challenges of nurses and weight gain
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Tackling the challenges of nurses and weight gain

Daniel Allen Health journalist

A Nursing Standard survey has revealed the extent of obesity and overweight among nurses. But how can this problem be addressed – and does it hamper nurses’ ability to offer lifestyle advice?

Weight gain and obesity are major issues for the nursing profession and may be undermining health advice nurses give to patients, according to a Nursing Standard survey.

Nursing Standard. 33, 9, 53-55. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.9.53.s18

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