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Education and Training

Diploma in Occupational Medicine Lunch

    The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) cordially invites you to join us at our summer conference in Stratford-Upon-Avon on Wednesday 29th June, where from 2 p.m. we will be holding an informal working lunch to discuss how providing occupational health (OH) services can benefit your practice. Good work is good for our health, - Read more...
Published Date: 12/05/2016 Posted In: Education and Training, Events

Supervised Learning Events – DOPS

Monday 25th April sees the launch of the recently piloted Workplace Based Assessment tools.  An email relating to the introduction of the newly redesigned SLE – DOPS forms has been sent to all trainees and trainers, with detailed information concerning how and when the new forms should be used.  Comprehensive guidance is also in the - Read more...
Published Date: 12/05/2016 Posted In: Education and Training

CMO calls on Faculty to write guidelines on workplace menopause support

Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has called upon the Faculty of Occupational Medicine to write guidelines on offering workplace support to women suffering from the symptoms of menopause. The menopause remains a “great taboo” within the workplace, with many of the women going through it forced to ‘suffer in silence’ and keep their symptoms to - Read more...
Published Date: 11/12/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, Publications, Policy and Consultations

Everybody Active, Every Day 2015 Infographic Launch

A year ago, Public Health England published Everybody Active, Every Day: An evidence-based approach to physical activity. The report outlined the pressing need for the UK populace to partake in more physical activity, the lack of which is currently responsible for one in six deaths and as much as 40% of many long term health - Read more...
Published Date: 19/10/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, General News

FOM training newsletter – September 2015

The latest training newsletter was circulated on Monday of this week to trainees, trainers (educational supervisors and clinical supervisors), and members of the Faculty’s Assessment and Specialist Advisory Subcommittees. It is available on the website to all members at: http://www.fom.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/tenews2015-09-14.pdf If anyone who is a trainer did not receive this latest training newsletter directly, please - Read more...
Published Date: 14/10/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, General News

FOM seminar on bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

On 11 November, the Faculty will be hosting a day long seminar on bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in Cardiff. The day will include presentations from Professor Ian Jones, Reader in Perinatal Psychiatry at Cardiff University, and Professor Sir Michael Owen, Director of Cardiff’s Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience. The seminar is being run - Read more...
Published Date: 25/08/2015 Posted In: CPD, Education and Training, Events and Conferences

HHP training on ‘personality and using MBTI in consultations’

The Faculty is running an HHP advanced skills training day on 15 October on ‘Personality and using MBTI in consultations’. We are fortunate that two chartered occupational psychologists have agreed to run this training, which will feature an introduction to MBTI and exploration of individual profiles, as well as group work and case discussion using - Read more...
Published Date: 25/08/2015 Posted In: CPD, Education and Training, Events and Conferences

Comparing UK & Australasian specialty training in OM

Faculty member Dr Rae-Wen Chang has written an article for the AFOEM eBulletin, providing a trainee viewpoint on the challenges faced by UK and Australasian Occupational Medicine trainees, including the decreasing number of trainees in the - Read more...
Published Date: 19/08/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, Membership, Publications, Policy and Consultations

HAVS directory

There are now more than 200 practitioners who have registered to join the Faculty’s HAVS directory, featuring contact details and breakdown of region. Only those who have passed the HAVS assessment at a FOM-accredited course provider are eligible to join the directory. If you would like to join the directory, please complete the HAVS website - Read more...
Published Date: 07/12/2016 Posted In: Education and Training, HAVS

National School of Occupational Health newsletter

The National School of Occupational Health has published its latest newsletter, featuring a review of the inaugural Registrars’ Conference in March this year, as well as information about recent progress with national recruitment and national - Read more...
Published Date: 02/07/2015 Posted In: Education and Training, National School of Occupational Health
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