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Vacancy – Medical Advisor, West Yorkshire Police

Force Medical Advisor Occupational Health Unit Wakefield Salary £84,667 to £137,289 pro rata An opportunity has arisen to recruit an Occupational Health Physician to complement our existing team of contracted Doctors and Occupational Health Nurses. We are an experienced Occupational Health Nurse Advisor led service, with contracted Occupational Health Doctors. You will provide expert Occupational - Read more...
Published Date: 10/03/2017 Posted In: Vacancies

FOM responds to disability green paper consultation

FOM and SOM submitted our joint response to the ‘Work, Health and Disability: Improving Lives’ Green Paper. This followed a series of events with our members and stakeholders, from a round table hosted with Lord Blunkett in the House of Lords to a number of multi-disciplinary meetings – one of which was delivered with the Health - Read more...
Published Date: 27/02/2017 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

Dealing Dutifully with Data

So, have you and your colleagues been pondering the implications of new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and whether it will still apply to us in the UK post Brexit? Well, some of our members have been thinking about this and our legal and ethical experts, Steve Boorman, Diana Kloss and Mark Landon have - Read more...
Published Date: 06/02/2017 Posted In: Publications, Policy and Consultations

FOM welcomes updated GMC confidentiality guidance

FOM President, Dr Richard Heron, today welcomed updated guidance on confidentiality from the GMC, saying: “The Faculty of Occupational Medicine welcomes updated GMC guidance on confidentiality, which is helpful in referring to the issues involved in providing medical reports related to employment. Occupational health plays an important role in supporting workers with illness and disability, and - Read more...
Published Date: 26/01/2017 Posted In: Press Releases

200th service awarded SEQOHS accreditation

Scheme to drive up standards in occupational health goes from strength to strength with 200th accreditation The SEQOHS accreditation scheme is delighted to award its 200th accreditation to Glenn Raybone, a single-handed occupational health provider based in Dudley. SEQOHS accreditation is awarded to occupational health and occupational health physiotherapy services that meet standards developed by - Read more...
Published Date: 26/01/2017 Posted In: SEQOHS

‘Quality of patient care threatened’, FOM tells PM

FOM joins with other members of the Council of the Royal College of Physicians to tell PM ‘Quality of patient care threatened’ The Faculty of Occupational Medicine joined with other members of the Council of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and today wrote to the prime minister, Theresa May MP, to set out our - Read more...
Published Date: 26/01/2017 Posted In: Press Releases

FOM launches guidance on menopause & the workplace

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) is pleased to launch guidance on menopause in the workplace. This guidance is aimed at women going through menopause and experiencing the impact it has on their working lives. It also offers employers practical guidance on how to improve workplace environments for menopausal women. Dr Richard Heron, FOM President: - Read more...
Published Date: 24/11/2016 Posted In: Press Releases

FOM welcomes Government work & disability green paper

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine and Society of Occupational Medicine welcome the Government green paper on work and disability which aims to address barriers to access to the workplace. The Faculty of Occupational Medicine and Society of Occupational Medicine welcome plans announced by the Government to consult on their Improving lives: work, health and disability green - Read more...
Published Date: 24/11/2016 Posted In: Press Releases

UK occupational medicine faces “perfect storm”

UK occupational medicine faces a “perfect storm” – All-Party Parliamentary Group points to occupational medical workforce crisis The Faculty of Occupational Medicine and Society of Occupational Medicine welcome a new report focusing on the growing workforce crisis within UK occupational medicine. The report, published this week by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and - Read more...
Published Date: 24/11/2016 Posted In: Uncategorized

FOM responds to NICE workplaces consultation

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine & Society of Occupational Medicine response to Healthy workplaces: improving employee mental and physical health and wellbeing – NICE quality standard Response endorsed by the NHS Health at Work Network The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) & the Society of Occupational (SOM) welcome the focus this standard brings to improving - Read more...
Published Date: 15/09/2016 Posted In: Press Releases
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