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FOM welcomes updated GMC confidentiality guidance

FOM President, Dr Richard Heron, today welcomed updated guidance on confidentiality from the GMC, saying: “The Faculty of Occupational Medicine welcomes updated GMC guidance on confidentiality, which is helpful in referring to the issues involved in providing medical reports related to employment. Occupational health plays an important role in supporting workers with illness and disability, and - Read more...
Published Date: 26/01/2017 Posted In: Press Releases

‘Quality of patient care threatened’, FOM tells PM

FOM joins with other members of the Council of the Royal College of Physicians to tell PM ‘Quality of patient care threatened’ The Faculty of Occupational Medicine joined with other members of the Council of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and today wrote to the prime minister, Theresa May MP, to set out our - Read more...
Published Date: 26/01/2017 Posted In: Press Releases

FOM launches guidance on menopause & the workplace

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) is pleased to launch guidance on menopause in the workplace. This guidance is aimed at women going through menopause and experiencing the impact it has on their working lives. It also offers employers practical guidance on how to improve workplace environments for menopausal women. Dr Richard Heron, FOM President: - Read more...
Published Date: 24/11/2016 Posted In: Press Releases

FOM welcomes Government work & disability green paper

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine and Society of Occupational Medicine welcome the Government green paper on work and disability which aims to address barriers to access to the workplace. The Faculty of Occupational Medicine and Society of Occupational Medicine welcome plans announced by the Government to consult on their Improving lives: work, health and disability green - Read more...
Published Date: 24/11/2016 Posted In: Press Releases

UK occupational medicine faces “perfect storm”

UK occupational medicine faces a “perfect storm” – All-Party Parliamentary Group points to occupational medical workforce crisis The Faculty of Occupational Medicine and Society of Occupational Medicine welcome a new report focusing on the growing workforce crisis within UK occupational medicine. The report, published this week by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and - Read more...
Published Date: 05/07/2017 Posted In: Press Releases

FOM responds to NICE workplaces consultation

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine & Society of Occupational Medicine response to Healthy workplaces: improving employee mental and physical health and wellbeing – NICE quality standard Response endorsed by the NHS Health at Work Network The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) & the Society of Occupational (SOM) welcome the focus this standard brings to improving - Read more...
Published Date: 15/09/2016 Posted In: Press Releases

FOM elects Dr Anne de Bono as next President

Faculty of Occupational Medicine elects Dr Anne de Bono as its next President The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM), the UK’s professional and educational body for occupational medicine, is delighted to announce Dr Anne de Bono has been elected by its members as its President-elect. Of her appointment, Dr de Bono said: “It is an - Read more...
Published Date: 24/10/2016 Posted In: Press Releases

FOM responds to Licensing Act 2003 committee

Faculty of Occupational Medicine & Society of Occupational Medicine response to the Licensing Act 2003 committee 1. Are the existing four licensing objectives the right ones for licensing authorities to promote? Should the protection of health and wellbeing be an additional objective? The Faculty of Occupational Medicine & Society of Occupational Medicine fully support the - Read more...
Published Date: 08/09/2016 Posted In: Press Releases

SEQOHS Accredits First OH Physiotherapists

            The Safe, Effective, Quality Occupational Health Service (SEQOHS) scheme is delighted to award its first occupational health physiotherapy accreditation to Crystal Palace Physiotherapy Group (CPPG). Managed by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) on behalf of the Faculty of Occupation Medicine (FOM), SEQOHS accreditation is currently held by over - Read more...
Published Date: 08/08/2016 Posted In: Press Releases

Dr Olivia Carlton awarded an OBE

Dr Olivia Carlton has been awarded an OBE for services to Transport for London and Occupational Medicine in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Dr Carton was the first female president of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and is one of the UK’s most senior Occupational Health physicians. She has worked for Transport for London for - Read more...
Published Date: 13/06/2016 Posted In: General News, Press Releases
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