The extending role of the British occupational health nurse. Doctor? Safetyworker? Nurse?

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In this paper the author, who is an experienced and qualified occupational health nurse, defines occupational health and describes the development of occupational health nursing in the United Kingdom. The extended role of the occupational health nurse is discussed and some comments made about the future. At the same time, the author highlights the difficulties which have been and still are being encountered.

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