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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

Official journal of the FOM, Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) seeks Editor-in-Chief

BMJ seeks an Editor-in-Chief that understands the impact that a high quality scholarly journal can have on improving knowledge and practice in occupational and environmental medicine. The successful candidate will recognise the need to engage the journal’s audiences at all levels, develop its print and online content, and extend its reach. They will establish a - Read more...
Published Date: 30/07/2019 Posted In: Vacancies

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

The FOM seeks new Council representative

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine are looking for a new Representative for Scotland to join the FOM Council. The Council is the FOM committee that represents occupational physicians and considers matters of interest and importance to the professionals working in the specialty. Members of the Council play a crucial role in ensuring the continued success - Read more...
Published Date: 24/05/2019 Posted In: Vacancies

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 Royal College of Physicians on behalf of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. Since its initiation in 2010, SEQOHS has accredited 189 occupational health services with a - Read more...
Published Date: 17/05/2019 Posted In: SEQOHS

Occupational Health 2019 – Registration now open

Registration is now open for the annual Occupational Health 2019 conference brought to you by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and the Society of Occupational Medicine. The event will take place from 17th – 19th June at The Mercure Grand Hotel in Bristol. The event will host a wealth of speakers covering essential topics including - Read more...
Published Date: 06/03/2019 Posted In: Events

Fitness for Work – 6th edition now available

The ‘bible’ of occupational health, Fitness for Work is the most in-depth and comprehensive resource available on the relationship between health and employment. Edited by Dr John Hobson and Dr Julia Smedley, the specialist advice given, covers health hazards in the workplace, fitness for work, rehabilitation after illness or injury, and much more. Communicating occupational - Read more...
Published Date: 17/05/2019 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

Ethics Guidance for Occupational Health Practice – 8th Edition now available

An early success of the fledgling Faculty of Occupational Medicine, founded in 1978, was the development and publication of Guidance on Ethics for Occupational Physicians. The guidance has been updated and continues as a key FOM publication, widely referred to. Late last year, the FOM were privileged to introduce the latest, 8th edition in our - Read more...
Published Date: 01/03/2019 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

‘Good Work is Good for You’ conference – book your free place

The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges and The Faculty of Occupational Medicine are hosting a conference on Tuesday 9 April 2019, 9am to 4.30pm, to promote the importance of considering work as a health - Read more...
Published Date: 22/03/2019 Posted In: Events
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