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Changes to the marking scheme for the MFOM dissertation

A new structured marking form has been introduced for the assessment of the MFOM dissertation after a period of development and piloting and a side-by-side trial against the old form.  The Chief and Deputy Chief Examiners Research Methods will monitor the introduction period of the new form.  Any queries should be sent to Emma - Read more...
Published Date: 11/04/2014 Posted In: Education and Training, Membership

DWP Chief Medical Adviser set to leave

The Department for Work & Pensions announced earlier this week that its Chief Medical Adviser and Director of Health and Wellbeing, Dr Bill Gunnyeon, is leaving after nine years.  Faculty President Dr Olivia Carlton said, ‘Bill is a distinguished Past President of the Faculty and we are very proud of his many achievements at DWP. - Read more...
Published Date: 09/04/2014 Posted In: General News

Unique opportunity to shape the future of occupational health

Vacancies – Single Organisation Shadow Board The Faculty and Society of Occupational Medicine are considering creating a new single organisation for occupational health.  This will be dependent on a membership vote, to be held later in the year. To discover more about why the single organisation offers a compelling vision for the future of occupational - Read more...
Published Date: 08/04/2014 Posted In: Single organisation, Vacancies

Vacancy – Training Manager

The Faculty is currently recruiting for the position of Training Manager, to cover a period of maternity leave. If you are interested in working for the Faculty, please visit the vacancies section of our website, or for further information please read the background to the role and the job profile and person specification. To apply, - Read more...
Published Date: 04/04/2014 Posted In: Vacancies

Subscription rates frozen for 2014-15

Members should have recently received a letter from the Treasurer, Dr Mark Groom, highlighting the Faculty’s financial performance over the past twelve months.  The result of prudent budgeting is that we are pleased to freeze subscription rates for 2014-15. This year members are able to pay subs online by credit/debit card through the members’ area - Read more...
Published Date: 03/04/2014 Posted In: Membership

ASM: early booking deadline extended

Annual Scientific Meeting Programme Due to the recent mailing to members going out later than scheduled so as to include ballot papers for Board elections, the deadline for early booking discount has been extended. Although the flyer states that the deadline is Thursday 3 April, early booking will now be available until Friday 11 April. - Read more...
Published Date: 26/03/2014 Posted In: Events and Conferences

CPD Returns: 1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014

Generating your CPD certificate through PReP: The current CPD year (1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014) will draw to a close on Monday. For those of you either using the PReP system for revalidation or the CPD diary element only, certificates must be self-generated using the system during the period 1 April – 30 - Read more...
Published Date: 26/03/2014 Posted In: CPD, Revalidation

Diploma in Occupational Medicine – deadline for applications

The deadline is approaching for the May 2014 diet of the Diploma in Occupational Medicine exam.   If you are planning to apply, please ensure you submit the completed application form and the appropriate fee (along with four copies of your portfolio if sitting the portfolio component) by 5 00pm on Monday 24 March. Any submissions - Read more...
Published Date: 19/03/2014 Posted In: Education and Training

New homepage for Faculty website

The Faculty’s homepage has been revamped; we hope that it will be easier for you to find the information you’re looking for. Direct links to the PReP revalidation system and the Faculty members’ area can now be found at the top of the page. In addition, information about education & training and revalidation can be - Read more...
Published Date: 13/03/2014 Posted In: General News

Review of SEQOHS Standards: Consultation

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine is reviewing the SEQOHS standards for occupational health services. This is in line with a commitment made at the time of the launch of SEQOHS.  We invite you to participate in this review by responding to this consultation process. We have prepared: a short survey (focusing on themes and new - Read more...
Published Date: 06/03/2014 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations, SEQOHS
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