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Safe, Effective, Quality Occupational Health Service (SEQOHS) accreditation scheme appoints new chair

Today the SEQOHS accreditation scheme is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Robert Hardman as the new SEQOHS chair. The scheme is managed by the Royal College of Physicians of London on behalf of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. Dr Hardman is an experienced occupational medicine consultant. He is also the deputy lead of - Read more...
Published Date: 03/02/2016 Posted In: Appointments, Press Releases

Any desk will do?

The British workplace is changing for the better. Employees are increasingly demanding flexible and part time working; we’ve seen work hours stray from the 9-5 to reflect globalisation and technology, which means it’s easier than ever to not be tied to the office. Where, when and how we work is radically shifting. But as we - Read more...
Published Date: 19/01/2016 Posted In: General News, Press Releases

CMO calls on Faculty to write guidelines on workplace menopause support

Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has called upon the Faculty of Occupational Medicine to write guidelines on offering workplace support to women suffering from the symptoms of menopause. The menopause remains a “great taboo” within the workplace, with many of the women going through it forced to ‘suffer in silence’ and keep their symptoms to - Read more...
Published Date: 11/12/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, Publications, Policy and Consultations

HHP Updates on Mental Health Disorders

The final HHP training day of 2015 took place on Wednesday 11 November, covering the latest research into a variety of mental health disorders. A range of eminent speakers from Cardiff University and the University of South Wales kindly agreed to speak at the training day, providing the delegates with an overview of the valuable - Read more...
Published Date: 30/11/2015 Posted In: CPD, Events, Events and Conferences

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board seeking Consultant in Occupational Medicine

If you’re interested in developing your career in Occupational Health and you are either on the Specialist Register or a Specialist Registrar within six months of your expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview we want to hear from you. You will have the opportunity to make a - Read more...
Published Date: 12/11/2015 Posted In: Vacancies

NHS Education Scotland National Training Programme Director vacancy

The National Training Programme Director (TPD) for Occupational Medicine will be responsible for managing specialty training programmes for doctors holding the following appointments: specialty registrar (StR); and locum appointments for training (LATs). The National TPD should be a Consultant and is accountable to the Postgraduate Dean or appropriate Associate Dean. They may also combine the - Read more...
Published Date: 30/10/2015 Posted In: Vacancies

Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission Vacancy

The Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission is currently advertising a Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeals Panel Adjudicator (Medical Member) vacancy. To apply, please visit http://www.nijac.gov.uk or call 028 9056 9114 on or before 12 noon on Monday 23 November - Read more...
Published Date: 27/10/2015 Posted In: Vacancies

Mobbs Corporate Health Fellowships application deadline approaching

There is still over a month to go before the closing date for Mobbs Corporate Health Fellowships applications arrives. The Fellowships, supported by Corporate Health Ltd, offer the chance for individuals to experience a facet of occupational medicine they would not normally have access to. This could be practicing outside the UK in challenging environments; - Read more...
Published Date: 27/10/2015 Posted In: Prizes and Fellowships

Everybody Active, Every Day 2015 Infographic Launch

A year ago, Public Health England published Everybody Active, Every Day: An evidence-based approach to physical activity. The report outlined the pressing need for the UK populace to partake in more physical activity, the lack of which is currently responsible for one in six deaths and as much as 40% of many long term health - Read more...
Published Date: 19/10/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, General News

World Mental Health Day – 10 October

To support World Mental Health Day the BMJ has created this landing page to showcase the best resources on offer from the BMJ which includes Occupational and Environmental Medicine. It is a fantastic resource and the Faculty would encourage you to  share it with your networks and - Read more...
Published Date: 15/10/2015 Posted In: General News
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