Today sees the launch of the new National School of Occupational Health, which will provide a focal point for supporting training in the specialty, unite current trainees, attract new doctors to the specialty, and promote a more effective and supportive model of training for the future; this in turn should help to raise the profile of occupational medicine and ensure the future of the specialty.
About the National School of Occupational Health (NSOH)
Vision: To ensure world class training and education in occupational medicine and occupational health to sustain and develop an occupational health workforce for the benefit of working people.
Philosophy: The health, fitness and prosperity of working people requires equitable and timely access to suitably trained occupational health professionals capable of promoting health, wellbeing and employability.
Mission: To be a national leader promoting excellence and innovation in occupational health training.
Values: Innovative, Collaborative, Driving excellence & quality.
In order to achieve the vision that drives the School, we will:
“Health Education England (HEE) and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine are collaborating to establish a new National School of Occupational Health. This ground-breaking initiative will support the national agenda for promoting health and wellbeing in the workplace. The school will promote and develop multi-professional training of occupational health practitioners.”
Professor John Harrison, Head of the National School of Occupational Health
We welcome your feedback and any questions you may have; please contact the School support team via NationalSchoolOccHealth@nwl.hee.nhs.uk