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Learning zone – taking the temperature at first ever Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing conference

From gaining the confidence to write publicly through to one speaker’s personal struggles with addiction; from effective report writing through...

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CPD: The heat is on – managing thermal comfort and the menopause

5 Apr 2019

Menopausal symptoms can affect all older women and some aged below 45, and can pose challenges for individuals and employers...

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How to manage conflict and confrontation

2 Feb 2019

Conflict and confrontation often occur together. Neither is very pleasant, but both are part of our working and home lives....

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Mental health at work review calls for legal changes as thousands lose jobs

26 Oct 2017

A high-level review of mental health at work has found that 300,000 people lose their jobs every year due to...

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Data protection in occupational health: a guide

4 Oct 2017

The growth of internet and mobile technology has made it all the more important to understand rules on data protection...

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New SOM medical malpractice indemnity policy for occupational health practitioners

31 Aug 2017

The Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) is offering a new medical malpractice indemnity policy for nurses who work in occupational...

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Spelling out the occupational health value proposition to business

29 Aug 2017

A document from the Society of Occupational Medicine explains the occupational health value proposition for potential purchasers of services. Nic...

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Return to work after myocardial infarction case study

29 Aug 2017

Return to work after myocardial infarction involves occupational health assessment of fitness to work, the nature of the role and...

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Global issues in occupational health

Conference sheds light on global issues in occupational health

2 Aug 2017

On 10 May, a joint event run by the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) and the Royal Society of Medicine...

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Occupational health confidentiality: doctors welcome revised GMC guidance

2 Mar 2017

Occupational health doctors welcomed the General Medical Council’s (GMC’s) publication in January of revised guidance on confidentiality for all doctors...

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PHE blueprint for occupational health nurse education sets standards for future OH training

3 Jan 2017

Public Health England (PHE) has set out a new blueprint for occupational health nurse education, designed to respond to the...

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Tips for dealing with difficult pre-employment medical screening issues

8 Nov 2016

The Equality Act 2010 introduced a ban on pre-employment medical screening before a job offer is made. Six years on,...

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Will Brexit be good or bad for UK occupational health and safety?

31 Aug 2016

The EU referendum vote has led to financial, economic and political turmoil. But how will Brexit affect UK occupational health...

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Citizens Advice Bureau: an occupational health resource

18 Apr 2016

The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) should be on the “signposting resource list” of all OH practitioners. OH adviser Jane Fairburn,...

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Get up, stand up: evidence on sedentary working shows employees need to get moving

1 Apr 2016

Friday 29 April is On your feet Britain day, which aims to raise awareness of the ill-effects of sedentary working....

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