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  • 19 November 2020


    FREE for SOM Members (please log in on the SOM website first). 

    This exclusive webinar by Dr Clare Rayner will cover:

    -What is meant by “long-COVID” or “post-acute COVID”

    -What are the symptoms, patterns and problems?

    -Effect on function

    -Case studies

    -How we as occupational health professionals can help 

    The webinar is kindly sponsored by P&A Medical

    FREE for SOM Members (please log in on the SOM website). You will then be sent a link to register on the Adobe Connect Webinar platform.

    This event is worth 1 CPD Hour.

  • 23 November 2020

    This Can Happen, 23-25 November, is a 3-day global, online event supporting workplaces in creating positive mental health. Offering solutions and strategies, delegates can choose the conference sessions that best suit them including panels, keynotes, interviews and experientials.

    We will be discussing often untouched subjects such as obesity, infertility, racism and managing trauma plus continuing conversations on tech, line management, loneliness and employee engagement. The agenda offers something for every delegate - no matter where you are on your mental health journey.

    The conference is our flagship event and we are proud to have past keynote speakers such as HRH Duke of Cambridge, Mel B, Nadiya Hussain as well as FTSE100 CEOs.

    Download the agenda and book now using code SOM15 for a 15% discount to secure your place and prioritise employee mental health.

  • 08 December 2020

    Practical OH Law Certificate

    A three-day course from The At Work Partnership run with the support of Brunel University London

    Date: 8–10 December 2020

    Location: Central London

    A practical three-day course designed to provide occupational health professionals with an in-depth understanding of OH law at work. This qualification will provide you with a detailed comprehension of the full scope of your legal responsibilities – so that you can ensure that your work, and the work of your department, is fully compliant with legislation and case law.

    Course director and lead tutor: Professor Diana Kloss, Barrister

    Other tutors include: Nick Hanning, Anthony Gold Solicitors, Professor Alan Neal, University of Warwick and Emily Yeardley, BakerLaw LLP

    The course topics include:

    • Introduction to OH law and the criminal law of health and safety

    • Discrimination law: key concepts and legislation

    • Consent, confidentiality and data protection in OH

     • Disability discrimination

    • Employment law and fitness for work

    • Employment tribunals

    Book and pay by 31st March and save up to £100 + VAT with our early bird rates.

    To book online and for further information, please visit:

  • 31 December 2020


    Dates available throughout 2020:

    Workplace drug and alcohol issues are becoming an increasing demand on Occupational Health Teams. 

    Within health and safety it is best practice for every company to have a Drug and Alcohol Policy however they vary considerably between industry and organisations. Procedures associated with the policy need to be practical and balanced in approach, enabling implementation and compliance.

    Delegates will see from the programme that Helen Vangikar has developed four courses to equip Occupational Health Teams with knowledge to confidently tackle issues raised, ranging from policy content, is testing appropriate?, collections and report interpretation and quality standards.

    These courses are suitable for healthcare professionals and allied professionals such as health & safety and human resources.

    CPD Attendance Certificates will be issued to delegates.

    MRO1 and MRO2 have CPD accreditation from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.

    For more information please email: or visit

    Venues and dates available throughout 2020:



    Policy (Afternoon Only)

    Collection Officer







    24 Sep








    To view further course details please click here.

  • 09 March 2021
    West Midlands

    2021 Annual Network Conference

    9/10th March at Chesford Grange

    Network members have one free place at the conference and can purchase additional places at £295 (these include dinner and accommodation on 9th as well as the conference on 10th March).

    Non members can attend the conference on 10th at a cost of £295. 

    If your organisation would be interested in exhibiting email

    Visit the website.