FAQ
Log In
Friday 30th September 2016
News
 › 
 › 

Annual MOT for nurses needed

14th April 2011

Nurses should have annual physical and psychological testing to ensure they are up to the demands of the job.

The Royal College of Nursing conference in Liverpool was told that the check-ups could take place alongside the normal appraisal. Those who needed help should be given support by occupational health teams to tackle problems and nurses claimed there were more checks on basic equipment than on NHS staff. The call comes amid a drive to tackle staff sickness in the NHS, which costs the health service £1.7bn a year.

 

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2016