SEQOHS is an accreditation scheme for occupational health services, which aims to raise the overall standard of care within the industry - for further information visit the SEQOHS website Read More...
Conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act. Read More...
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last updated: 26/03/2014 @ 12:05 pm

What is the Faculty of Occupational Medicine?

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine is a charity concerned with promoting and supporting health at work.

 

Our vision

Healthy working lives for all achieved through:

  • maximising people’s opportunities to benefit from healthy and rewarding work while not putting themselves or others at unreasonable risk
  • elimination of preventable injury and illness caused or aggravated by work
  • access for everyone to advice from a competent occupational physician as part of comprehensive occupational health and safety services
  • providing support to the Faculty’s membership to raise the standard of occupational health practice
Our mission
Driving improvement in the health of the working age population through outstanding occupational health capability

 

Our values

Collaborative, Authoritative, Relevant, Ethical

Education & Training

The Faculty offers both specialist and non-specialist qualifications in occupational medicine and related subjects.

Publications, policy, guidance & consultations

The Faculty produces, and regularly updates, a range of publications on occupational health and medicine. It also acts as an authoritative voice, responding to consultations and publishing position papers on the topics of the day.

Health at Work

A key aim of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine is to improve health in the workplace by providing sound sources of advice and information for employees and employers.

Standards for occupational health services

As part of its commitment to improving the quality of practice in occupational health, the Faculty runs the Health and Work Development Unit and SEQOHS, the accreditation system for occupational health services.

Latest news...

Dr Julia Smedley appointed as Registrar: We are delighted to announce that Dr Julia Smedley has - Read more...
GMC review of confidentiality guidance: The attention of members is drawn to the GMC’s review - Read more...
Deputy Chief Examiner HAVS: The Faculty is seeking to appoint a Deputy Chief Examiner - Read more...
Promoting NHS staff health and wellbeing: I am really pleased to see that Simon Stevens is - Read more...
National School inaugural conference: Single Organisation I am of course disappointed that the Single - Read more...
New Board vacancies and don’t forget Single Organisation vote!: Single organisation Vote Firstly, once again, I encourage all of - Read more...

Latest events...

CESR coaching day: The Faculty is running a CESR Coaching Day 16 January 2015. This day is aimed at Associates and others wanting - Read more...