Letters After Mid Staffs

Importance of occupational health services for staff

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2158 (Published 08 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2158
  1. Paul J Nicholson, occupational physician1
  1. 1BMA Occupational Medicine Committee, BMA House, London WC1H 9JP, UK
  1. pjnicholson{at}doctors.org.uk

Employee health and wellbeing influence whether people work at their peak and are important success factors for individual and organisational performance. For the NHS to consistently deliver the highest quality care to patients, employees must be supported at work by programmes that protect and promote the highest levels of health and wellbeing.1

Occupational health enhances and maintains the health …

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