Nurse leadership’s gender bias: how to get more women to the top
Nursing is female-dominated, yet men move further and faster up the hierarchy. But we may have identified a way to redress the balance
Nursing is female-dominated, but men move further and faster up the hierarchy. But we may have identified a way to redress the balance and give female nurses a fair chance to take on leadership roles
The author supervised three doctoral students on the INNOVATEDIGNITY programme in their investigation of gender balance in nursing leadership and how changes could be made. Here, she offers a summary of this work.
The NMC has more than 771,000 people on its permanent register, of whom 89.1% are women, yet men hold one in five of the best-paid jobs in nursing, according to research from London South Bank University .
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