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SOM Online Conference in partnership with the SOM Scottish Group


DRAFT PROGRAMME – SOM Conference in partnership with the SOM Scottish Group

Online 30th June with planned evening Garden Reception at the Royal College of Physicians on 1st July

£25 to attend (£50 for non-SOM members) - you will be emailed a Zoom link to join

9.15am Open and Welcome - Chair - Dr Vicky Mason, SOM Council Chair

9.20am Health is everyone's business consultation response - Jean King, Work and Health Unit 

Q and A


Introduction by Dr Kerry Freer, SOM Scottish Group

Health inequality post COVID-19: the role of work and (un)employment - Professor Sir Harry Burns

10.30am Clinical essentials update 1

Chair - Prof Kaveh Asanati FFOM Consultant Occupational Physician & Visiting Professor in Occupational Health, Imperial College London and SOM Education Panel Chair

-    OH learning zone - Dr Julian Eyears

-    Common Mental Health Disorders - Dr W Wojcik 

-    OH and new Technologies - Dr Julian Eyears

11.30am Annual Thackrah Lecture - Sarah Newton, HSE Chair

Q and A

12.30-1.15pm Lunch and poster walk

1.15-2.15pm Neurodiversity round table - separately hosted by Lexxic (Zoom login tbc)

Chair - Dr Rikard Moen, SOM International Chair 

2.15-3.15pm Clinical essentials update 2

Chair - Christine Poulter, SOM Hon Clinical Adviser

-    Health surveillance - Dr Jon Spiro

-    HAVS update - Dr Roger Cooke

-    Occupational Health Leadership - Dr Jenny Napier 

3.15-3.30pm Break

3.30-5pm Clinical essentials update 3

Chair - Dr Will Ponsonby, Past President, SOM

-    Legal update - Elise Turner

-    Psychological PPE for health care workers - Prof Neil Greenberg

-    The wellbeing evidence base challenge - Prof Sir Cary Cooper 


June 30th, 2021 9:00 AM   to   5:00 PM
Event Fee £ 50.00