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We talk a lot about how boys/men can be nurses...I know midwives are implicit within this but we could probably benefit from making this explicit. Midwifery is a very female domain - from a service user point of view of nothing else - making the fact that men can be midwives extra important. There is currently a focus on getting dads/male partners more involved in the delivery room, and recognising men’s feelings (especially pertinent where baby loss is concerned) - encouraging more male...

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Encouraging young people to consider nursing as a career Describe your story ... In 2014 my son Hugo was born at just 24 weeks. Hugo spent the 35 days of his life receiving the most incredible care in a neonatal intensive care unit. I'll never ever forget the staff who cared for Hugo, and gave my tiny boy the best-possible chance. Babies in neonatal care receive dedicated one-to-one nursing care. Many of the nurses who cared for Hugo were young women, recently qualified - they were all...

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