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Publications, Policy and Consultations

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

FOM responds to industrial strategy Green Paper

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) & the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) welcome the focus this green paper brings to the future direction of our economy, with its focus on productivity, growth and skills. We applaud the paper’s focus on ensuring our young people develop the skills required to do the high-paid, high-skilled jobs - Read more...
Published Date: 05/07/2017 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

FOM responds to disability green paper consultation

FOM and SOM submitted our joint response to the ‘Work, Health and Disability: Improving Lives’ Green Paper. This followed a series of events with our members and stakeholders, from a round table hosted with Lord Blunkett in the House of Lords to a number of multi-disciplinary meetings – one of which was delivered with the Health - Read more...
Published Date: 27/02/2017 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

Dealing Dutifully with Data

So, have you and your colleagues been pondering the implications of new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and whether it will still apply to us in the UK post Brexit? Well, some of our members have been thinking about this and our legal and ethical experts, Steve Boorman, Diana Kloss and Mark Landon have - Read more...
Published Date: 06/02/2017 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations