Time’s up for gender stereotyping of nurses
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Time’s up for gender stereotyping of nurses

Emma Matthews Oncology nurse, West Park Hospital, Sheffield
Diana Greenfield Consultant nurse, West Park Hospital, Sheffield

Resurgent feminism can help free the profession from damaging preconceptions about our position and expertise

Imagine that nursing is something new. Forget the connotations of the Carry On films – the sultry and simple nurse, the angel, the battleaxe and the handmaiden.

Nursing Standard. 34, 4, 21-22. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.4.21.s12

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