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Election Call: Proposals for Fellowship & Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty

Fellowship is the FOM’s way of recognising those who have made a particularly significant contribution to the practice of occupational medicine or to the work of the FOM. The FOM is keen to encourage applications from suitable candidates, and to acknowledge the excellent work that is undertaken by our members, usually on a voluntary basis. - Read more...
Published Date: 07/02/2020 Posted In: Fellowship

Helen Vangikar Medical Review Officer Workshops – Dates throughout 2020

​ ​ Please note: these training days run throughout the year. Please see the link below for upcoming dates. Helen Vangikar’s Medical Review Officer (MRO) Workshop provides delegates with an understanding of the facts about drug and alcohol misuse in the workplace including how to compile a substance misuse policy, choice of biological sample, choice - Read more...
Published Date: 07/02/2020 Posted In: Education and Training, Events

Occupational Health 2020 – Save the date

Registration is now open for the annual Occupational Health 2020 conference brought to you by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and the Society of Occupational Medicine. The event will take place from 8th – 10th June at The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. The programme will feature a wide range of themes and offer - Read more...
Published Date: 06/02/2020 Posted In: Events, Events and Conferences

Professor Wendy Reid announced as acting Chief Executive of HEE

Professor Wendy Reid will take over as acting Chief Executive of Health Education England from 1st April 2020. Wendy is currently HEE’s Executive Medical Director and Director of Education and Quality. She will lead the organisation until a permanent replacement is appointed following the announcement that current Chief Executive Professor Ian Cumming will be leaving - Read more...
Published Date: 06/02/2020 Posted In: Appointments, General News

Upcoming SEQOHS training events: Book your place now

  The Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service (SEQOHS) is a set of standards and a voluntary accreditation scheme for occupational health services in the UK currently run by  the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. Since its initiation in 2010, SEQOHS has accredited 190 occupational health services with a further 140 currently working towards accreditation. To - Read more...
Published Date: 06/02/2020 Posted In: SEQOHS

FOM seeking Deputy Regional Specialty Advisers

FOM is currently recruiting for two Deputy Regional Specialty Advisers (RSA) for East Anglia and KSS East (Kent, Surrey and Sussex). The main purpose of the Deputy Regional Specialty Advisor role is to assist and support the Regional Specialty Advisor (RSA) to carry out the responsibilities set out below. The RSA is responsible for assisting - Read more...
Published Date: 05/02/2020 Posted In: Vacancies

Getting to the new FOM office & the ECOH

FOM are located at 2 Lovibond Lane, London SE10 9FY. It’s a stone’s throw from Greenwich station which will make getting to us a cinch. Train and Tube Travel The new premises house the FOM office and the newly created Education Centre for Occupational Health (ECOH). Lovibond Lane is a 2 minute walk from Greenwich station - Read more...
Published Date: 05/02/2020 Posted In: General News

Occupational Health Manifesto 2019

FOM and SOM welcome the focus on work and health in the UK Government’s 2019 “Health is everyone’s business” consultation and call for political parties in their manifestos to recognise the need for investment in occupational health (OH). In 2016 an All Party Parliamentary Group Committee highlighted that less than 50% of the working population has access - Read more...
Published Date: 11/11/2019 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

Occupational Health organisations welcome consultation to improve workplace health

Leading Occupational Health (OH) organisations have today welcomed the launch of the Government’s consultation on improving health at work alongside proposed changes to improve statutory sick pay. The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) & the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) welcome the focus this consultation brings to the importance of quality OH services, amongst measures - Read more...
Published Date: 15/07/2019 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

Peter Taylor award winner announced

Dr Emma Giblin, a FOM trainee, was presented the Peter Taylor award by FOM President, Anne de Bono at the jointly run FOM and SOM Occupational Health 2019 conference earlier this week. The award was established in 1987 to commemorate the achievements of the late Peter Taylor, a former Dean of the Faculty of Occupational - Read more...
Published Date: 21/06/2019 Posted In: Clinical Excellence Awards
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