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'I can’t be the only male community nurse who gets to read the gas meter'
In all areas of nursing it is interesting at times to see female members of staff stating that a male member of staff should provide care for female patients, especially when a)it turns out they haven't even asked the patient, who is surprised at this claim and indifferent to having only female members of staff looking after them and b)they go to the other extreme with male patients (e.g. a direct quote "men don't care: they'll flop it out for anyone").
Men may have different qualities, or men and women may more frequently have stereotypical qualities, but actually being a man or woman (or not) doesn't dictate the qualities someone has. In my opinion, the difference is down to the perceived difference and what that means to the patient, even if that doesn't fit the reality of the individual.
19 March, 2011
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