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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: 17/09/2014 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

National School of Occupational Health – Board vacancies

The National School of Occupational Health was established in August 2014. This exciting new initiative will raise the standard of training for healthcare professions associated with the delivery of occupational health. In particular it will develop and maintain training and education in occupational medicine and will explore how to develop multi-professional training for occupational health - Read more...
Published Date: 11/09/2014 Posted In: Vacancies

Board vacancy for affiliating Diplomate

Applications are being sought from affiliating Diplomates to fill this casual vacancy on the Faculty Board, to succeed Dr Jim McLaren, for the period to the Annual General Meeting in 2015.  Please see the further details for how to apply. Deadline for applications: 10 00 am on Friday 26 - Read more...
Published Date: 11/09/2014 Posted In: Vacancies

Winter conference – 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act

Booking is now open, via the website or by completing the booking form via the link to the programme, for the Faculty’s Winter Conference which 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 conference is taking - Read more...
Published Date: 11/09/2014 Posted In: Events and Conferences

BOHS Worker Health Protection Conference in Abu Dhabi – October 2014

Members are invited to attend the first BOHS Worker Health Protection Conference (WHPC 2014) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 20-23 October 2014. In launching this exciting event in the Middle East, BOHS, as the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection, aims to raise awareness of the health risks and hygiene solutions available to the industry - Read more...
Published Date: 11/09/2014 Posted In: Events and Conferences

Single Organisation resolution

Members who are yet to receive their voting papers for the single organisation should contact Electoral Reform Services (Tel: 0208 889 9203; Email: Customerservices@electoralreform.co.uk) or the Faculty office (020 7242 8698) at their earliest convenience to request replacement voting papers.  The deadline for receipt of proxy forms is 5 00pm on 11 September. If you - Read more...
Published Date: 05/09/2014 Posted In: Single organisation

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
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