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last updated: 26/01/2015 @ 4:30 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.

Quality Improvement

As part of its commitment to improving the quality of practice in occupational health, the Faculty established SEQOHS, the accreditation system for occupational health services and also has links to the documents published by the former Health & Work Development Unit.

Latest news...

Occupational Medicine Specialty Training: The application process for national recruitment as ST3 in Occupational - Read more...
Vacancies for three key appointments: We have vacancies for three key appointments to Faculty roles. - Read more...
Professional Briefing Day: personality disorder: On 29 April, the Faculty will be holding its first - 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...

HHP advanced skills training – Wednesday 11 March 2015: Advanced Communication Skills This CPD workshop is aimed at Faculty members wishing to further their communication and consultation skills.  The - Read more...