Scottish White Paper serves as the conference backbone

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. New White Paper outlines the future of healthcare on ScotlandThe theme of this year’s ‘Occupational Health in Focus’ conference wasreinforced by the recently launched Scottish Parliament White Paper,Partnership for care said Michael Proctor, nursing officer and primary caredevelopment officer for the Department of Health in his opening address. The White Paper, which was published in March this year, outlines theScottish Parliament’s plans for the future of healthcare in Scotland, with arenewed focus on the importance of health in the workplace. Proctor said this is an interesting and challenging time for those workingin occupational health. As the white paper points out, he said, the promotionof good health is everyone’s responsibility, but the health improvementchallenge in Partnership for Care is particularly focused on four groups:children in their early years, teenagers, people at work and communities. He said this renewed emphasis on the importance of health at work means itis an exciting time for occupational health practitioners to start shaping thefuture of health for the population of Scotland. Comments are closed. Scottish White Paper serves as the conference backboneOn 1 May 2003 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more