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Fitness standards for healthcare students

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Nigel Wilson explains the development and application of fitness standards for medical and other healthcare students.

IN 2002,the Department of Health (DoH) announced an obligation to undertake health screening for all new healthcare students. Objective fitness standards increase the consistency of this health-screening process and this article explains their ongoing development and application…    

Nigel Wilson is a consultant occupational physician at the University of Liverpool.   

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Occupational Health at Work February/March 2013 (vol. 09/5) pp29-31

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