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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...

Payments to the Faculty: The Faculty of Occupational Medicine has recently been the target - Read more...
Single organisation update: The shadow board met for the first time on 8 - Read more...
NHS Consultant Clinical Excellence Awards for England and Wales – 2014 ACCEA round: On Monday 16 June the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence - Read more...
My first month as President: It has now been just over a month since I - Read more...
OH workforce planning and new female Presidents!: Occupational Health workforce report Last week the Council for Work - Read more...
Medical leadership and a brush with Royalty: Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management Recently I joined the - Read more...

Latest events...

Autumn 2014: Quality Improvement conference: Quality Improvement – Flyer and Programme Venue: Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EP The Faculty’s autumn conference is - Read more...