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COVID-19 Ethical guidance

  One of the spin offs from the current challenging situation is the collaboration which is increasingly evident on so many fronts, whether professional or personal. Just released this morning is: Ethical dimensions of COVID-19 for front-line staff:  https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/news/ethical-guidance-published-frontline-staff-dealing-pandemic. It is published by the RCP with endorsement from those who have been involved, including the - Read more...
Published Date: 01/04/2020 Posted In: Uncategorized

GMC Revalidation Announcement

The GMC has now issued guidance that doctors who are due to revalidate before the end of September 2020 will have their revalidation date deferred for one year. I have now also been advised, by the National Responsible Officer for NHS England, that appraisal meetings can be rescheduled if they were expected before the end - Read more...
Published Date: 25/03/2020 Posted In: Uncategorized

COVID-19 UPDATE

On 12th March 2020 FOM and the NHS Health at Work Network issued an interim information sheet to provide some background, particularly for those providing OH services in the NHS, and to identify the main links to PHE national guidance. The document was in line with PHE guidance at the time of issue. However, there - Read more...
Published Date: 16/03/2020 Posted In: Uncategorized

RE-SCHEDULING OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH 2020 CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION

  After careful consideration of the rapidly changing situation relating to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Society of Occupational Medicine and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine have taken the decision to postpone the Occupational Health 2020 Conference and Exhibition and provisionally re-schedule to 19th-21st October 2020, at the same venues in Edinburgh. We will reassess these - Read more...
Published Date: 13/03/2020 Posted In: Uncategorized