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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...

Exploring health and social care professionals’ initial perceptions of caring for trans patients

04 May 2020

Nursing Standard

equality and diversity

Aim To investigate the initial perceptions that health and social care professionals have when caring for trans patients. Method This was a qualitative study that...

Barriers to and complexities of supporting paid work for adults with learning disabilities

06 August 2020

Learning Disability Practice

service user employment

The percentage of working age adults with learning disabilities who are in paid employment is low compared with the general population. There may also be an...

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...

Responding to distressed behaviour at the intersection of learning disability and neurodivergence

23 October 2023

Learning Disability Practice


People who are neurodivergent, including autistic people, may perceive the world differently from neurotypical people. At times, this can prompt them to demonstrate...