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Professional Briefing Day – Bipolar disorder

Our next professional briefing day of 2015 will be on managing bipolar disorder in the workplace. The workshop will be led by Dr Micheline Tremblay, an organisational psychologist with NICE, and Fiona Cooper, National Development Manager with Bipolar UK. The day will incorporate an overview of Bipolar disorder, discussion of its impact on employees, delegate-led - Read more...
Published Date: 22/07/2015 Posted In: Events and Conferences

Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM – review

Last week we held our Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM during the SOM ASM in Manchester. At the AGM we welcomed new Fellows, Honorary Fellows and Members as well as recognising those who had been awarded prizes and fellowships over the previous year. The Annual Scientific Meeting featured presentations on original research from recently qualified - Read more...
Published Date: 22/07/2015 Posted In: Events and Conferences

OEM social media editor – vacancy

An exciting new vacancy of Social Media Editor has emerged on behalf of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM). The role seeks someone who can drive the journal’s presence and readership worldwide through the use of social media such as the journal’s blog, podcasts, Facebook and Twitter. The successful applicant would be expected to be educated - Read more...
Published Date: 22/07/2015 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations, Vacancies

Committee and officer vacancies

We are currently recruiting for several key voluntary positions: Director of Assessment – We are currently recruiting for a new Director of Assessment to succeed Group Captain David McLoughlin, who will not be serving a second term due to changing job demands. The Director of Assessment is a member of the Executive Committee, and has primary - Read more...
Published Date: 22/07/2015 Posted In: Membership, Vacancies

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowships – funding opportunity

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) funds British citizens, resident in the UK, to travel overseas to study areas of topical and personal interest. One of the categories is Medicine, Health and Patient Care – seeking applications from across this wide field. Applications are invited from any multi-disciplinary team members working in this area, doctors - Read more...
Published Date: 22/07/2015 Posted In: Prizes and Fellowships

NICE workplace guidance

NICE has issued new guidance on improving the health and wellbeing of employees, with a particular focus on organisational culture and context, and the role of line managers. Steve Boorman led the Faculty’s contribution to the consultation: “It is positive to see that the Faculty’s feedback was responded to and incorporated in the guidance; it - Read more...
Published Date: 02/07/2015 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations, Quality Improvement

HAVS directory

There are now more than 200 practitioners who have registered to join the Faculty’s HAVS directory, featuring contact details and breakdown of region. Only those who have passed the HAVS assessment at a FOM-accredited course provider are eligible to join the directory. If you would like to join the directory, please complete the HAVS listing - Read more...
Published Date: 02/07/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, HAVS

National School of Occupational Health newsletter

The National School of Occupational Health has published its latest newsletter, featuring a review of the inaugural Registrars’ Conference in March this year, as well as information about recent progress with national recruitment and national - Read more...
Published Date: 02/07/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, National School of Occupational Health

FOM staff out of office

During the week beginning Monday 6 July, several members of staff will be out of the office at exams or other events, including our AGM. We will endeavour to reply to queries as quickly as possible but members should be aware that there may be a small delay in response - Read more...
Published Date: 02/07/2015 Posted In: Membership

HSE launches new Workplace Health Expert Committee (WHEC)

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has appointed a new committee to provide independent expert knowledge and advice on workplace health. The committee, positions on which were advertised to Faculty members earlier in 2015, will provide opinion on workplace health issues and advise the HSE’s Chief Scientific Advisor and FOM Honorary Fellow, Professor Andrew Curran. - Read more...
Published Date: 23/06/2015 Posted In: Appointments
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