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Upcoming SEQOHS training events: Book your place now

  The Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service (SEQOHS) is a set of standards and a voluntary accreditation scheme for occupational health services in the UK currently run by Royal College of Physicians on behalf of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. Since its initiation in 2010, SEQOHS has accredited 189 occupational health services with a - Read more...
Published Date: 17/05/2019 Posted In: SEQOHS

Occupational Health 2019 – Registration now open

Registration is now open for the annual Occupational Health 2019 conference brought to you by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and the Society of Occupational Medicine. The event will take place from 17th – 19th June at The Mercure Grand Hotel in Bristol. The event will host a wealth of speakers covering essential topics including - Read more...
Published Date: 06/03/2019 Posted In: Events

Fitness for Work – 6th edition now available

The ‘bible’ of occupational health, Fitness for Work is the most in-depth and comprehensive resource available on the relationship between health and employment. Edited by Dr John Hobson and Dr Julia Smedley, the specialist advice given, covers health hazards in the workplace, fitness for work, rehabilitation after illness or injury, and much more. Communicating occupational - Read more...
Published Date: 17/05/2019 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

Ethics Guidance for Occupational Health Practice – 8th Edition now available

An early success of the fledgling Faculty of Occupational Medicine, founded in 1978, was the development and publication of Guidance on Ethics for Occupational Physicians. The guidance has been updated and continues as a key FOM publication, widely referred to. Late last year, the FOM were privileged to introduce the latest, 8th edition in our - Read more...
Published Date: 01/03/2019 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

‘Good Work is Good for You’ conference – book your free place

The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges and The Faculty of Occupational Medicine are hosting a conference on Tuesday 9 April 2019, 9am to 4.30pm, to promote the importance of considering work as a health - Read more...
Published Date: 22/03/2019 Posted In: Events

Helen Vangikar Medical Review Officer Workshops – Dates throughout 2019

Enhance your knowledge of drug and alcohol misuse in the workplace with workshops led by experienced analytical scientist Helen Vangikar. Please note: these training days run throughout the year. Please see the link below for upcoming dates. Helen Vangikar’s Medical Review Officer (MRO) Workshop provides delegates with an understanding of the facts about drug and - Read more...
Published Date: 01/03/2019 Posted In: Events

Ethics, the Law and Data Protection Event and launch of updated Ethics Guidance

Ethics, the Law and Data Protection in Work and Health event – 28th November, RSM, London The FOM and the Royal Society of Medicine are jointly running an event focusing on ethical and legal considerations in OH. The event will encompass discussions on the interface between legal issues and professional ethics in the changing context - Read more...
Published Date: 18/10/2018 Posted In: Events, General News

FOM responds to future of NHS consultation

A joint response to the Developing the long-term plan for the NHS consultation from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Society of Occupational Medicine and the NHS Health at Work Network 1.0 Introduction Our submission focusses on Section 3 Enablers of improvement: Workforce, but is also relevant to: Life stage programmes: Staying Healthy, Ageing Well Clinical Priorities: - Read more...
Published Date: 28/09/2018 Posted In: Press Releases

FOM seeking new CESR evaluators

Background Doctors who have not undertaken the traditional training route to specialist registration can apply for specialist registration by means of the Certificate of Eligibility of Specialist Registration (CESR). Doctors submit their applications to the General Medical Council (GMC), which sends them to the relevant College or Faculty for evaluation. Two occupational physicians from the - Read more...
Published Date: 13/08/2018 Posted In: General News

Guidance on GDPR

FOM has produced new guidance for occupational physicians and practices on their responsibilities under GDPR. Practitioners should be aware that this guidance is general in nature and that each organisation should obtain its own guidance, either from specialist practitioners or from the Information Commissioner. In addition, as the law is still developing, FOM does not - Read more...
Published Date: 01/03/2019 Posted In: General News
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