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Faculty welcomes occupational health provision in Budget

The FOM was pleased to hear the Chancellor recognise the key role occupational health (OH) plays in supporting working people and is examining the detail of the government’s occupational health plans. Professor Steve Nimmo, FOM’s President, said: “It was fantastic to hear the Chancellor recognise the importance of occupational health during his budget speech. We - Read more...
Published Date: 16/03/2023 Posted In: General News

REGISTRATION OPEN: FOM/SOM Conference 14-16 June

Registration is now open for the FOM/SOM Conference that will take place in Newcastle from 14 – 16 June 2023. This will be an in-person conference of educational and networking opportunities. Register now at the Conference website: https://www.occupationalhealthconferences.com/   - Read more...
Published Date: 02/03/2023 Posted In: Uncategorized


The Faculty and Society are inviting submission of abstracts for either oral, oral poster or standard poster presentation for the FOM/SOM Conference taking place in Newcastle on 14-16 June 2023. Don’t miss this opportunity to present your work to national and international colleagues. Accepted abstracts will be published in Occupational Medicine – the official journal - Read more...
Published Date: 09/12/2022 Posted In: Education and Training, Events and Conferences, General News

Launch of the new London Centre for Work and Health

We are delighted to announce the launch of the London Centre for Work and Health. The core aim of the centre is to increase capacity building for work and health research by bringing together researchers and academic clinicians from complementary specialties and, using their collective strengths and resources, to lead on a long-term and sustainable - Read more...
Published Date: 22/09/2022 Posted In: General News

Two major roles available at FOM

The Faculty is seeking to appoint two important roles – Deputy Academic Dean and Deputy Director of Examinations. Deputy Academic Dean The Deputy Academic Dean will support the Academic Dean who leads on the strategic aspects of specialty training and assessment in occupational medicine, and in all matters relating to the academic standing and activities - Read more...
Published Date: 20/09/2022 Posted In: Education and Training, General News

Latest edition of the ‘Gold Guide’ now available

This ninth edition of A Reference Guide for Postgraduate Foundation and Specialty Training in the UK (also known as the Gold Guide) sets out the arrangements agreed by the four UK health departments for specialty training programmes. It is maintained by the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMeD) on behalf of the four UK health - Read more...
Published Date: 03/08/2022 Posted In: General News

New Advanced Fellowships in health & work research

The Colt Foundation is partnering with the National Institute for Health Research to co-fund Advanced Fellowships in health and work research.  FOM’s Academic Dean, Professor Ira Madan, believes this is an important step forward in developing research capacity in occupational medicine. “The appreciation and understanding of the vital role of our specialty has grown during - Read more...
Published Date: 03/08/2022 Posted In: General News

FOM’s Academic Dean announces new Curriculum approved by GMC

The Faculty is thrilled to announce that the GMC has approved our new curriculum for training in occupational medicine. The key changes from the existing curriculum are: The knowledge-based competencies have been replaced by eleven learning outcomes. Each learning outcome has a small number of professional capabilities, which reflect a risk-based approach to training. The learning outcomes are - Read more...
Published Date: 21/07/2022 Posted In: General News

FOM-SOM Conference 22-24 June 2022

The FOM-SOM Conference will be held in Edinburgh from 22-24 June 2022. This in-person event will bring together a stellar line-up of speakers and provide excellent networking opportunities, in addition to a Gala Dinner and Ceilidh on the evening of 23 June. Please note that although rail strikes are possible that week, at present no - Read more...
Published Date: 10/06/2022 Posted In: Events, General News

NEW Diploma in Occupational Health Practice

The Faculty has launched a new Diploma in Occupational Health Practice that is initially available for Registered Nurses. It is designed to help those already working in occupational health to progress their career and encourage others to move into the sector. Investing in occupational health (OH) is fundamental if we want to improve the health - Read more...
Published Date: 27/05/2022 Posted In: Education and Training, General News
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