You want your practice and your team to portray a caring image and professionalism but what if one of your employees has tattoos or body piercings? They will have chosen these adornments because they want their individuality to come across. There are few definitive figures, anecdotally many of us will have noticed more people with visible tattoos and piercings, and surveys suggest that up to a third of people in their 30s have tattoos. As the saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder - some will have a conformist approach to personal style and presentability others prefer to loudly project who they are by displaying their tattoos or piercings. You can question whether this is suitably professional, in the fashion industry it may go down well but what about in the healthcare setting?
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