A team of nurses transporting a patient through hospital.

What factors influence the social image of nursing?

Evidence suggests that the professional image of nurses is influenced by:

  • gender stereotypes
  • caring and culture
  • media portrayal, and
  • behaviour.

Your task

Share your perspectives of how these influences apply to your personal area of practice.

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Nursing in Crisis? Exploring Current Challenges

Coventry University