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Getting to the new FOM office & the ECOH

FOM will soon be moving to new premises at 2 Lovibond Lane, London SE10 9FY. It’s a stone’s throw from Greenwich station which will make getting to us a cinch, especially from 2018 onward when a number of infrastructure upgrades to London’s transport network will be completed. Train and Tube Travel The new premises house - Read more...
Published Date: 24/07/2017 Posted In: General News

Allowing doctors the time to improve the wider NHS

Many physicians and clinicians regularly contribute their time to work for the wider benefit of the NHS, through supporting the work of bodies like NICE, the GMC, the CQC and many others. However, this can go unrecognised, and with increased pressures it is becoming more difficult for many hospitals to allow for such time off - Read more...
Published Date: 24/07/2017 Posted In: General News

Remembering Professor Gordon Waddell CBE

A medical revolutionary whose contribution has changed much of what we do 21-09-1942–20-04-2017 Gordon Waddell was born in Scotland, and qualified in medicine at Glasgow in 1967. Orthopaedics then beckoned and he was appointed to the Western Infirmary, Glasgow as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in 1977. Thus began his special interest in understanding spinal problems, back - Read more...
Published Date: 05/05/2017 Posted In: General News

Update on the 2017/19 CQUIN

CQUIN stands for commissioning for quality and innovation. The system was introduced in 2009 to make a proportion of healthcare providers’ income conditional on demonstrating improvements in quality and innovation in specified areas of patient care. Last year, NHS England announced that the 2016/17 CQUIN would encourage providers to improve their role as an employer - Read more...
Published Date: 19/04/2017 Posted In: General News

UK OH research priorities study

The Healthy Working Lives Group, in collaboration with the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) and Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM), are conducting a study to identify current opinions of UK occupational physicians (OPs) and occupational health researchers (OHRs) about your present priorities with regard to research. We understand that this is a wide topic and, - Read more...
Published Date: 31/03/2017 Posted In: General News