Mental health nurses can work within OH

first_imgMental health nurses can work within OHOn 1 Dec 2003 in Personnel Today There is a place for mental health nurses working within occupationalhealth, according to OH adviser Carol Bannister. This was Bannister’s introduction to her session, ‘Working together topromote mental health and work’, which she co-hosted with Sharon Horan,director of OH nursing at Aon Health Solutions and chair of SOHN. However, she said, there is often a belief both within and outside theprofession that only nurses with general nurse qualifications should beadmitted. Contemporary OH practice shows there is an increasing need for competentmental health advice within a workplace, said Bannister. “I believe mentalhealth nurses have useful skills, discipline and background to offer us inOH,” she added. For more details, see the RCN website.  www.rcn.org.uk Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more