Perceptions of Nursing and Midwifery

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Challenge Update

More than 250 ideas, stories and suggestions were submitted to this platform by diverse groups of people. By working with nurses, midwives, Ambassadors and decision makers, these ideas have been mapped into ten Building Blocks that will aid the development of positive perceptions of nursing and midwifery.

Your engagement is so important, as your conversations will help shape the future of nursing and midwifery. Thank you for everyone that submitted ideas.
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Increase visibility and celebrate our successes! Describe your story ... Growing up as a young boy in a deprived mining community, nursing never really crossed my mind... That was probably because of a lack of visible nursing role models in the community. Also, it wasn't seen as an "acceptable" career for a man, with many of my friends pursuing careers in factories, construction or other pseudo-macho professions. My only real experiences of nurses seemed to fuel my perception of a...

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  Extend community outreach and #mentoring career talks at schools, highlighting BAME role modelling help build connections and breakdown any possible negative experiences? #CommunityEngagement a fan of this model it works @UKCoachLeader Describe your story ...

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We’re happy to support @WHIS_kids @WhiskidsSchools #futureofwork #teamNHS Describe your story ...

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Please link Trusts to local schools, support #teamNHS to visit/connect with schools, create youth volunteering/engagement opportunities - role modelling vital so that we bring to life the opportunities available to CYP in the NHS #futurenursing #futuremidwifery  @kathevans2 Describe your story ...

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We need to work together to  showcase  the benefits of having students,  for a sustainable workforce. @NHS_HealthEdEng incresse in tarrif  needed @Brownnhsdeb Describe your story ...

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When i was interested in becoming a nurse, the information on career scope was limited to working on wards as the careers advisor had a limited awareness of the many roles. There is a vast array of opportunities in nursing  and that message really needs to get through to those in advisory positions. I went to a grammar school where nursing was considered a menial job. I’m now an advanced practitioner who can examine, diagnose, prescribe whilst providing fundamental nursing care.  Describe...

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Proactively forge good relationships between the NHS and schools. Maybe have a national poster or flyer promoting nursing and midwifery as a career in Acadamys and 6th forms. Promote the opportunity for work experience weeks. Be visible and accessible to the careers officers in schools. Describe your story ...

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