Clinical governance

CPD activities for understanding workplace trauma post-pandemic

These CPD activities relate to Noreen Tehrani’s OHW+ webinar ‘Workplace trauma post-pandemic‘, held on Tuesday 18 May 2021, as well...

Thousands missing out on routine asthma checks

7 May 2021

Thousands of people who are at a heightened risk of having a fatal asthma attack have not had a face-to-face...

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NMC consultation to gauge future role and shape of SCPHN

7 May 2021

March’s Royal College of Nursing/Society of Occupational Medicine occupational health conference, this year in a virtual format, provided a valuable...

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CPD – learning curve: disclosing a disability before a midwifery university placement

7 May 2021

Encouraging students to disclose a disability or health condition before starting a university placement will enhance their experience, as reasonable...

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OHW+ launch webinar on managing post-pandemic trauma

26 Apr 2021

The past year has been traumatic for many workers, whether we’re talking about the intense emotional pressures NHS workers have...

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OHW+ Your questions answered

23 Apr 2021

Next month sees the launch of OHW+, the new digital platform for Occupational Health & Wellbeing. But how is it all going to work?

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NMC launches consultation into proposed new SCPHN education standards

12 Apr 2021

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has launched a public consultation on draft new education standards for specialist community public...

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OHW+ a new home for your professional growth

1 Apr 2021

Next month (May) will see the launch of OHW+, a new digital platform for Occupational Health & Wellbeing. With curated...

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NHS to launch mental health hubs for health workers

1 Mar 2021

The NHS is set to open 40 dedicated mental health support hubs for healthcare workers across England, which will offer...

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SOM issues Covid and long Covid return-to-work guidance

18 Feb 2021

The Society of Occupational Medicine has published new guidance on returning to work after Covid-19 and long Covid.

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Five ways OH can make itself indispensable during Covid-19

5 Feb 2021

Much as it is causing intense day-to-day challenges, Covid-19 is also offering OH practitioners – nurses and physicians – a...

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Could 2021 be the year occupational health seizes its moment?

5 Feb 2021

In her Christmas lecture to members of SOM, Professor Dame Carol Black urged occupational health practitioners to use the harsh...

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Storage and logistics key to maintaining trust and confidence in Covid vaccines

4 Feb 2021

With the UK’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout now underway, the arrival of a potentially life-saving jab is no longer a dream....

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Five ways occupational health needs to scale up post pandemic

8 Jan 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has left occupational health practitioners struggling to cope with massive return-to-work, mental health, risk management and infection...

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OH’s role in Covid vaccine delivery highlighted by SOM and Tony Blair

4 Jan 2021

Further investment is required to support occupational health and the key role it can play in the delivery of the...

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