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At risk from gender care?

01 July 1997

Nursing Management

At risk from general care?

The conundrum of nursing and gender frequently leads to debate and discussion about the inequalities in career structures and opportunities for women rather than for...

Race equality training and values-based practice

29 October 2011

Mental Health Practice


Many people find discussing issues of race and race equality difficult, but for mental health staff, an understanding of the differing values of people from diverse...

Health needs of lesbians

29 July 2012

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

This article provides an overview of the health needs of lesbians which are not being adequately addressed by primary care in cancer screening, sexual health, health...

Mind your differentials

09 January 2008

Nursing Standard


Train drivers earn, on average, £10,000 a year more than nurses. Gender differences between the professions suggest that sexism may be the reason for the salary gap.

Where age is no barrier

13 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Clinical digest

A determination to stamp out age discrimination in the workplace has resulted in one trust becoming an age-positive employment champion.

Care for the whole city

13 January 2009

Nursing Standard


A report criticising cancer care in the capital led to the development of Action for London, a project that involves nurses working out how to put their vision for a...

How healthcare professionals can support older LGBTQ+ people living with dementia

03 July 2019

Nursing Older People


Older lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and others (LGBTQ+) people living with dementia have specific needs related to their sexual orientation and identity that...

Health Equality Framework shows promise in improving service users’ well-being

26 August 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

The Health Equality Framework (HEF) is a tool that records the work of learning disability clinicians to address the health inequalities experienced by a person with...

Breastfeeding of newborns with Down’s syndrome

29 June 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Despite compelling evidence about the benefits of breastfeeding, little is known about the breastfeeding experiences of mothers of infants with Down’s syndrome. This...

Group therapy

08 December 2009

Nursing Standard


The role of education and training to overcome bias is the subject for the final part in the series on identifying and dealing with prejudice.