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Should job titles such as ward sister and matron be replaced with gender-neutral alternatives?

‘They are quite old-fashioned now and given how much the nursing profession is trying to move with the times and move forward, I don’t see any reason not to get rid of them and introduce more suitable terms.’

Lynsay Jaques, RCN Derbyshire branch

Nursing Standard. 33, 3, 22-22. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.3.22.s11

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