Now is the time to recruit more men
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Now is the time to recruit more men

Emmanuel Idowu Head of the school of nursing and healthcare, University of Bradford

Attracting men to the profession in greater numbers could help address the NHS staffing crisis, as well as meet patients’ needs – and to do that we need a more gender-inclusive image

When people think of nurses, even today, their mind’s eye is almost certainly seeing women; this, despite so many traditional gender roles and perceptions having been broken down.

Nursing Standard. 37, 10, 26-26. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.10.26.s14

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