With OVER 200 successful candidates to date, we primarily focus on The UK Diploma of Occupational Medicine (DOccMed/DipOHPrac), a Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) UK exam. We now offer purchaseable recording only of our courses which are useful as playback/references when revising.
We are now proud to annouce our partnership with The Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) to facilitate the entry into Occupational Health through exam support and other means.
Although not specific, our courses and resources are likely to provide support for the Licentiate of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (LFOM), a Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians Ireland (RCPI) exam. This is an internationally recognised qualification in Occupational Medicine.
We are continually updating our set of courses further for 2023 exam sittings, and we can't wait to meet you all and help get you over the exam line and into the world of Occupational Health!
The Society of Occupational Medicine is the largest UK organisation for all healthcare professionals working in/with an interest in occupational health.
It is concerned with the protection of the health of people in the workplace, the prevention of occupational injuries and disease, and related environmental issues.
The SOM is a multidisciplinary professional society whose membership includes 1,800+ OH doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and technicians. SOM Patrons are Lord Blunkett, Dame Carol Black, and Sir Norman Lamb.
Member benefits include paper copy of the Journal of Occupational Medicine 9x a year, monthly eNews, job and event alerts, access to Regional Groups, discounted fees to CPD events and annual conference, and networking opportunities.
NOW OFFERING A 20% DISCOUNT for our upcoming 2022 courses for ALL SOM MEMBERS.
https://www.som.org.uk/membership-information for information on becoming a SOM member.
Dr Clare Fernandes is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the BBC and a Consultant in Occupational Medicine.
She is a Member of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine having completed both the DOccMed and CESR process to gaining Accredited Specialist status in recent years.
She also received of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine Mobbs Fellowship and gained a distinction in the MSc for Occupational Medicine. More recently, she was humbled to be highly commended by the Society of Occupational Medicine in the category of '2021 Outstanding Occupational Health Practitioner'.
She wrote the book 'Questions and Answers for the Diploma in Occupational Medicine', which has previously been nominated for a BMJ Book Award.
Dr Sarwar Chowdhury is a Medical Director for Medigold Health, an experienced Occupational Health Physician (OHP) and the Senior Lead OHP of an NHS Occupational Health Department.
He conducts a broad variety of assessments including NHS work, Management Referrals, DVLA & Rail Medicals, Health Surveillance, Biological Monitoring, Ill Health Retirement, Drug and Alcohol screening, Firefighter Medicals, Clinical Governance & more...
He has vast experience in delivering training for other Health Care Professionals. He is also an HSE appointed doctor for Asbestos, Ionising Radiation and HAVS Tier 4 approved in addition to completing the AFOM exams. He gained AdvDipOccMed from Manchester University and is completing his MSc year in 2023.
He is also the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) CESR Representative, and has delivered several webinars including Royal College of Physician (RCP) to help doctors careers in Occupational Medicine.
Dr Oli Asatiani had graduated from Tbilisi State Medical University and had worked in Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Health Management in Georgia. She spent a number of years teaching emergency medicine, ACLS and ALS to medical professionals of Centre of Disaster and Emergency Medicine, emergency services and oil industry in Georgia, she was invited to work in the UK.
Following a few years in education and training of offshore medics in oil and energy sector, Dr Asatiani gained her GMC registration and achieved Accredited Specialist status MFOM qualification as a Consultant, where she is now currently working as Senior Occupational Physician at International SOS. She has experience as an HSE approved doctor for Lead, Asbestos, Ionising Radiation and a MCA doctor.
Dr Asatiani is also the current chair of Scottish Society of Occupational Medicine.
Dr Herjit Sutherland is an Occupational Health Physician with experience in working in both Nuclear Decommissioning and the Oil & Gas sector. She is based in the Far North East of Scotland.
She graduated from Leeds University and then from Sheffield Medical school. After spending years in General Practice, she now enjoys working full time in Occupational medicine.
She is an HSE appointed doctor for Asbestos, Ionising Radiation and is HAVS Tier 4 approved. She conducts various medicals, case management and does pension/ill health retirement work.
She is an elected associate member of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine completed both the DOccMed and AFOM exams in recent years.