Scrapping uniforms would improve communication.

  • Bev Breen
  • Published 2007 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…


In reply to Melanie Parsons' proposal that we return to traditional nursing uniforms (letters February 7), I would like to suggest we scrap uniforms altogether. We should wear our own clothes, obviously pre-approved by individual trusts. It is well documented that nursing uniforms are unhygienic and the potential for infection is huge. Research indicates… (More)