FOHN Accreditation scheme launch on Monday 16th October 2023
FOHN and NSOH statement on OH qualifications and titles
This joint statement has been prepared by the Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing (FOHN) and the National School of Occupational Health (NSOH) to clarify knowledge and experience of occupational health nurse education, and to explore which qualifications, supported by experience and understanding, bestow speciality and non-speciality status.
Nursing professionals employed in the field of OH should be able to work to a common understanding of titles for OH nursing professionals based on education and development of the necessary competencies. This statement also aims to clarify commonly used role titles and what the title signifies.
NMC update on Advanced Practice
The NMC have published the results of initial independent research, commissioned from The Nuffield Trust, to help consider whether advanced practice nursing and midwifery should have additional regulation.