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Call for the NMC to exit Stonewall’s diversity programme shows how polarised the debate is

Call for the NMC to exit Stonewall’s diversity programme shows how polarised the debate is

Hundreds of nurses have signed a letter calling on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to withdraw from Stonewall’s diversity champions programme.

The letter , led by women’s rights campaign group Woman’s Place UK, identified six main areas of concern with the NMC’s affiliation with Stonewall.

Gender identity and sex under the Equality Act

Concerns include the treatment of women in healthcare settings and the application of the Equality Act, the use of inaccurate terminology, and the safety of vulnerable groups, such as women in mental healthcare

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