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Joint event: FOM and University College London

The importance of Health, Work and Well being in the Medical School Curriculum On 8 May, the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and University College London (UCL) are jointly hosting an event entitled ‘The importance of Health, Work and Well being in the Medical School Curriculum’. The aim of the event is to help raise the - Read more...
Published Date: 01/04/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, Events and Conferences

New route to Associateship of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine

Associates of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine are recognised as a key part of the occupational medicine workforce. Following the changes to specialty qualifications which came into force in 2010, the Faculty has been considering how to create a new route into Associateship. The Faculty has become increasingly aware that there is a need for - Read more...
Published Date: 02/04/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, Membership

Mobbs Corporate Health Fellowship winners

The Mobbs Corporate Health Fellowships provide an opportunity for individuals to travel to a centre of excellence to study a particular aspect of occupational medicine or to travel to a scientific meeting for which they have had a paper or poster accepted, but which they would otherwise not be able to attend. The Fellowships are - Read more...
Published Date: 01/04/2015 Posted In: Prizes and Fellowships

Improved SEQOHS standards launched

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine has launched its revised SEQOHS standards.  SEQOHS was the first standard setting system for occupational health services in the UK and a ground-breaker internationally. SEQOHS – ‘Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service’ – constitutes a set of standards and a voluntary accreditation system for services that meet the standards. An - Read more...
Published Date: 01/04/2015 Posted In: Quality Improvement, SEQOHS

Faculty Board vacancies

Members: your opportunity to help shape the future of the Faculty and occupational medicine Nominations are being sought for five elected posts on the Faculty Board. The remit for each post is set out in the calling notices listed below, each of which has a link to the relevant nomination form.  This is your chance - Read more...
Published Date: 30/03/2015 Posted In: Vacancies

Update on activities to promote the specialty

In response to recent feedback from members, the President Dr Richard Heron has written an update of his recent activities to promote the specialty, on behalf of the Board. Areas covered include meetings with government departments and healthcare bodies, workforce planning and work to strengthen academic occupational medicine. You can read it in full on - Read more...
Published Date: 09/03/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, Publications, Policy and Consultations

Occupational Medicine Specialty Training

The application process for national recruitment as ST3 in Occupational Medicine is currently open.  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: 27/02/2015 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
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