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Occupational Medicine Specialty Training

On 17 February, the application process for national recruitment as ST3 in Occupational Medicine opens.  The National School of Occupational Health is hosted within the London Deanery but the recruitment process is nationwide and posts are available throughout the country. For more information about the application process, visit NHS jobs. The job reference is J94-A-15-0797 - Read more...
Published Date: 24/02/2015 Posted In: National School of Occupational Health

Vacancies for three key appointments

We have vacancies for three key appointments to Faculty roles. Chief Examiner Part 2 MFOM – the main purpose of the role is to ensure that the Part 2 MFOM examination is conducted to the required standard and in a timely manner. CPD Lead – the main purpose of the CPD Lead is to oversee - Read more...
Published Date: 19/02/2015 Posted In: Vacancies

Professional Briefing Day: personality disorder

On 29 April, the Faculty will be holding its first professional briefing day of 2015 on personality disorder. This prevalent psychiatric disorder has a major impact on quality of life and fitness for work, but is often poorly understood and frequently neglected by the medical profession. People with personality disorder are often misdiagnosed or incorrectly - Read more...
Published Date: 20/02/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, Events and Conferences

University of Glasgow Delphi Study

Colleagues from the University of Glasgow Institute of Health and Wellbeing are undertaking a Delphi Study on the common core competencies of specialist Occupational Physicians.  Please see below a message from Professor Ewan MacDonald and Dr Drushca Lalloo: Apologies if you have already received and completed this survey. For those who have not, this is - Read more...
Published Date: 19/02/2015 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations, Quality Improvement

CESR evaluators – call for applicants

The Faculty has experienced a significant increase in the number of CESR applications and is looking for new CESR evaluators (Certificate of Eligibility of Specialist Registration) to join the CESR Advisory Group. Applications reviewed by the Faculty’s CESR evaluators are often from experienced practising occupational physicians, who have missed out on full formal training; the - Read more...
Published Date: 19/02/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, Vacancies

Faculty Annual Meeting 2015

The Faculty Board and Society Council have agreed that the two organisations’ annual meetings will be held together on 6-9 July at Manchester Conference Centre.  The meeting will encompass the presentations from trainees on their dissertations, with the Faculty’s Annual General Meeting being held on Wednesday 8 July.  The presentation of certificates to new Fellows - Read more...
Published Date: 12/02/2015 Posted In: Events and Conferences, Membership

National School of Occupational Health newsletter

The National School of Occupational Health has published its latest newsletter. The bulletin features updates on the Board of the School; national ARCP panels; and key dates for 2015, particularly the deadlines for national - Read more...
Published Date: 06/02/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, National School of Occupational Health

HHP advanced skills training – communication skills: 11 March 2015

The Faculty is running a Health for Health Professionals (HHP) advanced skills training day on communication skills on Wednesday 11 March 2015. This one day session will focus on building skills in difficult areas of practice, including dealing with conflict, negotiation and behaviour change.  5 CPD points have been awarded and the cost is £75 - Read more...
Published Date: 06/02/2015 Posted In: Uncategorized

HAVS directory – clarification of eligibility

Last year we announced that we will be launching a directory for HAVS certified doctors and nurses on the Faculty’s website.  The purpose of the directory is to assist commissioners of HAVS services to identify suitably qualified people, as well as the region(s) in which they work and contact information. The directory page will also - Read more...
Published Date: 10/02/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, HAVS

Scottish Academy calls for NHS to do more to tackle physical inactivity

The NHS needs to step up and do more to tackle physical inactivity, claims a new report published today (Thursday 29 January) by leading doctors from the Scottish Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties. The Academy, of which the Faculty of Occupational Medicine is a member, has delivered their recommendations to the Scottish Government. - Read more...
Published Date: 28/01/2015 Posted In: Press Releases
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