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Yes - I think one way of doing this is to create a "National Caring Service" (NCS) where all (not just state educated kids) school children are exposed to caring for others and themselves, this could be a cross curricular development and linked in with citizenship and PSE. By embedding the notion of caring for boys, girls and neutral kids it will go a little way to address the idea that caring/nursing is for "girls" only. Also the NCS could be a life-long commitment in which "caring" is the...

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I would like to see a broader range onĀ individuals becoming nurses and carers in the UK. Currently women shoulder the burden of care (formal and informal) in the UKĀ and we need a significant realignment in who delivers care and how we value those who are nurses and carers. I think we need a massive shift away from the patriarchal state towards a more equal society and transform the way we think about the role of women and men within the caring professions but also in wider society. I'm...

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