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OH support in the NHS

NHS staff support in the wake of the 'Mid Staffs' inquiry findings


Paul Nicholson calls for greater recognition and respect for the work of occupational health in the NHS.

AN anonymous occupational physician who worked for several NHS trusts wrote recently in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) that severe work pressures and poor management were not taken seriously enough by NHS trust managers1. The author describes managers as considering occupational health (OH) reports of group data likely to cause them …    

Dr Paul J Nicholson is chair of the BMA Occupational Medicine Committee.

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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2013 (vol. 10/1) pp13-14

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