School nurses urged to take on a wider public health role

March 2009
Nursing Standard;3/25/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 29, p11
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The article reports that Great Britain's Royal College of Nursing adviser Fiona Smith has urged school nurses to take on a wider public health role to keep children safe and healthy. Smith advised nurses to lobby local authorities on planning issues which involve traffic safety and fast food restaurants. The shortage of school nurses is also addressed.


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