Chapter 12. Occupational Health Nursing

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean1,
  2. Mary Saunders Head1 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager2
  1. Anne Harriss Reader

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch12

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Harriss, A. (2009) Occupational Health Nursing, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 2

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

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Keywords:

  • occupational health nursing;
  • occupational health nurses as specialist practitioners;
  • OH nursing - long history in UK;
  • provision of occupational health services in UK;
  • changing nature of UK workplaces;
  • workplace practices;
  • changing work patterns;
  • occupational health nursing practice domains;
  • professional domain - ‘nitty-gritty’ of practice as nurses in workplace setting;
  • specialist community public health nursing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Occupational health nurses as specialist practitioners

  • Historical perspective

  • Provision of occupational health services in the UK

  • The changing nature of UK workplaces

  • Changing work patterns

  • Workplace practices

  • The domains of occupational health nursing practice

  • The educational domain of practice

  • Public health strategies

  • Specialist community public health nursing – part 3 of the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Council

  • Conclusion

  • References