The Centre for Workforce Intelligence published this document last October "Mapping the core public health workforce" and it is available here:
It makes interesting reading as on page 3 it defines the core public health workforce as:
‘All staff engaged in public health activities who identify public health as being the primary part of their role.’
And then goes on to exclude Occupational Health Nurses.
My qualification has placed me on Part 3 of the NMC register - which makes me a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (OH)
In addition, the Public Health department in my organisation (local authority) is currently running with the Workplace Wellbeing Charter, here:
I'm struggling to understand the strategic thinking behind this. What specialist knowledge of the workplace or workforce does a Public Heath Practitioner have? Does anyone have any comments about this?
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