Letters

Occupational health departments can help and be trusted

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6960.1020c (Published 15 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1020
  1. J Harrison, Senior lecturer in occupational medicine
  1. Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH

    EDITOR, - On the basis of my experiences in practising occupational medicine within the NHS I agree with Liam J Donaldson's assertion that many doctors perceive occupational health departments as irrelevant to them and as having too close a relationship with management.1 This perception stems from a basic lack …

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