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Constructing Better Health and SEQOHS announce new collaboration

Constructing Better Health (CBH) and Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service (SEQOHS) today announce a new collaboration to improve the accreditation of occupational health services in the construction industry. Together, the two organisations have established a new approach, which will simplify accreditation for occupational health services in the construction industry. Occupational health services working in - Read more...
Published Date: 30/09/2014 Posted In: Quality Improvement, SEQOHS

Registrar vacancy

Dr Ray Johnston, who has held the role of Registrar since May 2010, will be standing down from this office at the end of December 2014, and applicants are now invited from Fellows for his successor to take up the role from January 2015.  It is anticipated that there will be handover period of about - Read more...
Published Date: 25/09/2014 Posted In: Fellowship, Vacancies

Conference for trainees: 17-18 March 2015

We are pleased to announce that the inaugural Faculty Registrar Conference will be held on 17-18 March 2015 at Pembroke College, Oxford. The aim of this meeting is to bring specialty registrars in occupational medicine together from across the UK. Key themes include topics difficult to access in day-to-day practice, such as handling an environmental - Read more...
Published Date: 25/09/2014 Posted In: Education and Training, Events and Conferences, Quality Improvement

Faculty staff vacancy

We are currently recruiting for an Education and Training administrator to join our small team.  This is a temporary post and will be available for up to seven months, to assist over a busy period and there would be some flexibility with the pattern of hours worked, e.g. mornings or shorter days etc.  For more - Read more...
Published Date: 25/09/2014 Posted In: Vacancies

Single organisation resolution

On 16 September, the Faculty and Society of Occupational Medicine announced the outcome of the membership votes on the resolution to form a new single organisation.  The full results have been published by Electoral Reform Services.   The President has a message for members on the outcome: “Naturally, I am disappointed that such a majority in - Read more...
Published Date: 29/09/2014 Posted In: Single organisation

HAVS directory on Faculty website

The Faculty is launching a HAVS directory, a list of those who have been awarded the Faculty HAVS certificate.  The purpose of the directory is to assist commissioners of HAVS services to identify suitably qualified people. The directory will be going live on the Faculty’s website in the next couple of months.  Commissioners of HAVS - Read more...
Published Date: 25/09/2014 Posted In: Education and Training

Winter Conference – 4 December 2014

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act, a landmark piece of legislation which helped to significantly improve occupational health and workplace safety. The Faculty’s Winter conference features a programme of presentations to examine, celebrate and evaluate the impact of the Act, as well as to discuss and evaluate the - Read more...
Published Date: 25/09/2014 Posted In: CPD, Events and Conferences

NICE Fellows and Scholars

NICE are now seeking applications for their 2015 intake of Fellows and Scholars.  The Fellows and Scholars Programme aims to foster a growing network of health and social care professionals linked to NICE who will help to improve quality of care and public health practice in their local areas.  Fellowships and Scholarships are a unique - Read more...
Published Date: 25/09/2014 Posted In: Quality Improvement, Vacancies

Resolution to form a new single organisation: result of the vote

The outcome of the recent vote regarding a merger of the Faculty and Society of Occupational Medicine is detailed in a media release. Electoral Reform Services, which managed the voting process, has published its detailed reports on the voting results of both the Faculty and the Society. There is a strong commitment from all of those - Read more...
Published Date: 23/09/2014 Posted In: General News, Press Releases, Single organisation

Faculty welcomes CMO statement on mental health in the workplace

The Faculty President has welcomed the statement by Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England, about the need to support people with mental health problems in the workplace.  Dr Richard Heron highlighted the key role of occupational health professionals in helping people with existing health problems get into and stay in healthy - Read more...
Published Date: 11/09/2014 Posted In: General News
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