Are there gender divides in the NHS?

Although sexism has been hailed as a thing of the past, there are still some variances in the working patterns and roles between men and women, as demonstrated in recent figures from the NHS. These reveal that the collective NHS workforce mainly consists of women, with over 70% of females leading our healthcare services. However, women appear to be in more non-clinical roles, with men occupying the majority of clinical posts, including consultants. The clinical roles where women feature more heavily are trainee doctors and GP’s.

Do you feel that there is still sexism in the NHS or have gender divides equaled out?



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