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General News

Election for FOM President

  Ballot papers are currently being sent by email to FFOM, MFOM, AFOM members. Voting closes at 12 noon on Friday 27 November 2020. Please don’t forget to check your email and cast your vote in this important election! - Read more...
Published Date: 02/11/2020 Posted In: General News

GMC clarification on Confidentiality and Reports by Selected Medical Practitioners

  Occupational Health Physicians may be interested in a communication recently received from the GMC by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine’s Responsible Officer (RO), Dr David Fox. This followed a request for clarification on the interplay between GMC guidance Confidentiality – good practice in handling patient information and the legal requirements placed on a Selected - Read more...
Published Date: 22/05/2020 Posted In: General News

EXAMINATIONS UPDATE, 17th March 2020

As a consequence of the ongoing global COVID-19 situation, the FOM has taken the decision to cancel the Diploma in Occupational Medicine examinations and the Part 1 MFOM examination that were scheduled to take place on 11th, 12th and 13th May 2020.  If you have booked a place to sit an examination in May 2020, - Read more...
Published Date: 17/03/2020 Posted In: Education and Training, General News, National School of Occupational Health

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

Guidance on GDPR

FOM has produced new guidance for occupational physicians and practices on their responsibilities under GDPR. Practitioners should be aware that this guidance is general in nature and that each organisation should obtain its own guidance, either from specialist practitioners or from the Information Commissioner. In addition, as the law is still developing, FOM does not - Read more...
Published Date: 01/03/2019 Posted In: General News