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Single Organisation resolution

The resolution to create a new single organisation has now been sent to members by post. In response to feedback received from members, we would like to make the following clarification: The ballot number can be found under the barcode at the bottom of the proxy form.  The ballot number is 8 digits. If you - Read more...
Published Date: 27/08/2014 Posted In: Single organisation

Health and Work Development Unit

The Health and Work Development Unit (HWDU), a partnership between the Faculty and the RCP, has now closed. HWDU leaves a legacy of improvement to health at work: a series of clinical guidelines relevant to health and work; a series of concise guidance for all clinicians on occupational health topics; improvements in occupational health clinical - Read more...
Published Date: 27/08/2014 Posted In: Quality Improvement

Vacancy on the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC)

The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council is seeking an independent member with medical or scientific expertise in occupational medicine. Full details of how to apply and the specification required can be found on their website. If interested you can send your application pack to iiac@dwp.gsi.gov.uk marking the subject box “Official” and stating you would like to - Read more...
Published Date: 27/08/2014 Posted In: Vacancies

Developments in SEQOHS

The Faculty recently published a report detailing the feedback received from the consultation on the SEQOHS standards.  In parallel with the review of the SEQOHS standards, SEQOHS is working in collaboration with other OH organisations to assess the adaptability of the standards in the evolving market place.   SEQOHS is conducting a pilot, in partnership - Read more...
Published Date: 27/08/2014 Posted In: Quality Improvement, SEQOHS

HHP advanced skills training days

Booking is now open for two Health for Health Professionals Advanced Skills training days in December 2014 and January 2015. Supporting doctors in difficulty: Addictions and ‘Mednet’ – Friday 12 December 2014, Faculty office, London ‘Working with employers’: HR and Deanery perspectives of ‘good’ occupational health services - Thursday 29 January 2015, Faculty office, London - Read more...
Published Date: 22/08/2014 Posted In: CPD, Events and Conferences

Diploma in Occupational Medicine (DOccMed) November 2014

The deadline for applications to sit the November diet of the Diploma in Occupational Medicine is Monday 15 September.  Candidates wishing to apply should submit the completed application form, along with any relevant supporting documentation and full payment of the fee, by 5 00pm on the closing date. For more information and details of how - Read more...
Published Date: 22/08/2014 Posted In: Education and Training

New post on Board for Associates

Applications are being sought for this new post on the Faculty Board for an Associate of the Faculty. The Board has been considering how it might improve its engagement with, and support for, Associates; one initiative adopted recently, as part of this, has been the training for AFOM holders wishing to apply for entry onto - Read more...
Published Date: 27/08/2014 Posted In: Vacancies

President’s blog

The President writes a blog where he discusses current Faculty priorities he is working towards, as well as giving his opinion on other matters in occupational health. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to post them in the comments section below each post. In his latest offering, he talks about the - Read more...
Published Date: 06/08/2014 Posted In: National School of Occupational Health, Press Releases, Single organisation

National School of Occupational Health

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 - Read more...
Published Date: 01/08/2014 Posted In: National School of Occupational Health

Review of SEQOHS standards

Thank you to everyone who responded to the consultation process on the review of the SEQOHS standards. The Faculty has published a report which sets out the background for the consultation process and the content of the responses received.  There was a high level of engagement with 178 responses to the survey.  The proposals for - Read more...
Published Date: 30/07/2014 Posted In: Quality Improvement, SEQOHS
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