Chief nurse urges change

The Government’s chief nurse Sarah Mullally has called for OH nurses to take
an active role in the developing public health agenda.

"Occupational health nurses need a vision of how to work in new ways
and to recognise changes in work in society," she told OH managers at a
launch of guidance on audit.

"OH nurses are critical to the Government’s work on public
health," she added. "I would look to them to take a lead in assessing
what is needed in the workplace."

A second discussion forum on the Government’s public health policy strategy
Making a Difference is planned by the leading groups of OH professionals next

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