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I was once asked by a medical colleague why someone as smart as myself did not study medicine when I was clearly able. I responded by saying that I was happy being a nurse and had no intention in studying medicine. This displays the continued perception that doctors are smarter than nurses and we need to challenge this stereotype. We need to position more nurses in the media to challenge this image and be proud to show that our profession is amazing and smart! Florence was an incredible...

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You will have probably observed that most high profile health professional on TV and Radio are medics. I have for some time thought that this needs to be rebalanced with a greater representation of nurses and midwives (and other health professionals). Can we therefore work with media outlets like the BCC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and print press to ask that this rebalance is considered over the coming year, with a view to them all having a nurse or midwife on their lists to talk to topical...

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Having seen the huge number of nurses and midwives who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honour’s list, we should make more of this opportunity to celebrate the important role our profession plays within our s ociety . We should use this media opportunity to celebrate our great nursing and midwifery leaders, allowing us to connect with members of the public and improve the image of our profession, making this an attractive profession for others. Tell us your story below ...

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Supporting a radical upgrade in prevention #AllourHealth Tell us your story below ... Celebrating Nursing and Midwifery Leadership in Prevention Written by Jamie Waterall - Associate Deputy Chief Nurse and National Lead for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at Public Health England Nurses and midwives have been at the forefront of public health for many decades. Ask any member of the public to name an iconic nurse leader and many will name Florence Nightingale.  What most people...

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Jamie Waterall

London, United Kingdom

Joined this community on Dec 17, 2017

Bio Jamie has had a varied clinical, managerial and academic background, spanning local, regional and national roles within the health and care system in England. He is currently Associate Deputy Chief Nurse and National Lead for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at Public Health England. Jamie also holds an Honorary Associate Professor position at the University Of Nottingham, where he first trained to be a nurse and undertook his clinical Masters Degree.

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