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#whatnurseswear shows what we can do

29 May 2019

Nursing Standard

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Jessica Anderson, a senior NHS nurse, recently broke the world record for running the fastest marathon dressed in a nurse’s uniform. She used the race as an...

Misogyny thrives when women are silenced

31 March 2021

Nursing Standard

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The recent disappearance and suspected murder of Sarah Everard has seen a huge outpouring of stories on social media highlighting the fear shared by so many women...

A focus on recruiting men panders to bogus inequality concerns

02 June 2021

Nursing Standard

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The need to ‘develop and promote a strategy to recruit more men into nursing’ was the subject of a failed resolution at the RCN’s 2019 congress. The resolution was...

Harassment is not ‘just part of the job’

01 April 2020

Nursing Standard

students

A discussion on Twitter caught my attention recently; a female nursing student was asking for advice about dealing with sexual comments from older male patients....

Does social media share our concerns or fuel our anxiety?

29 April 2020

Nursing Standard

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In Man’s Search for Meaning the author, psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl, describes his life as a prisoner in a concentration camp during the second...

Readers’ panel: Would better flexible working options help nurses recover from the pandemic?

02 June 2021

Nursing Standard

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Three issues for mental health nurse educators preparing new preregistration programmes

11 February 2020

Mental Health Practice

education

According to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), universities across the UK must develop and implement new preregistration nursing programmes by the end of...