X

UK Docs, Nurses Face Cleavage Ban

Crackdown follows patients' complaints
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jun 16, 2011 3:34 PM CDT

(Newser) – Following patient complaints, health care workers outside London have been warned to rein in “excessive cleavage” and cover midriffs, the Telegraph reports. The national health care service has also barred shorts, mini-skirts, denim, and unkempt beards. The goal: a “professional and consistent” appearance. “There had been complaints from patients about members of staff baring their midriff and problems with health and safety as some had been wearing sandals,” said a rep. An existing policy, she said, has been “toughened up,” and staff will face clothing “audits.” (Read more nurses stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X