Occupational Health

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th November 1992.

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Photo of Dr Brian Mawhinney Dr Brian Mawhinney Minister of State (Department of Health) 12:00 am, 10th November 1992

Medical students already learn about occupational health medicine as part of the standard undergraduate medical curriculum. The General Medical Council has responsibility for the content of the curriculum and has recently issued a discussion document proposing changes. Those include proposals to increase our future doctors' knowledge of occupational health matters. The Government fully support the General Medical Council's proposals.