Occupational Health  - Research and Practice

Come and join us at the multi-disciplinary conference for Occupational Health Professionals

25th TO 27th June 2018

Monday 25th June

Occupational Medicine 2018 Trainee Conference

Monday is our Trainee Conference. The programme will be published shortly

Monday 25th June

1800 Welcome Reception at Regent’s University

Tuesday 26th June

Main Conference Day 1

08.00 Registration and Coffee
09.00 Open and Welcome from the SOM and FOM Presidents Dr Paul Williams, SOM President Dr Anne de Bono, FOM President
09.15 Eponymous Lecture: the 2018 Thackrah lecture Minister of State for Health Q and A
10.00 Peter Taylor Award Winner tbc
10.30 refreshments,, Exhibition and Posters
11.00
Parallel 1
Medical Standards on Fitness to Drive Dr Wyn Parry, Senior Medical Adviser, DVLA
Parallel 2
Current Ethical Issues in Occupational Medicine Dr Steve Boorman, Chair, Council for Work and Health Professor Diane Kloss, Barrister Nico Fabri, Partner, Kennedy's Solicitors
Parallel 3
Mental Health Professor Neil Greenberg, Kings College London Professor Craig Jackson, Head of Division, Psychology School of Social Sciences, Birmingham City University Peter Kelly, Psychologist, HSE
Parallel 4
Use of the fit note Convenor: Christina Butterworth RN SCPHN Dr Rob Hampton, Council Member, RCGP
12.30
Parallel 1
Lunch, Exhibition and Posters Facilitator: David McLoughlin
Parallel 2
Meet the Experts over Lunch Dr Mike Isaac, Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists and Chair of Occupational Health Special Interest Group Liz Egan, Programme Manager, Macmillan Cancer Support
Parallel 3
Complaints about occupational physicians Dr Sharmala Moodley, MDU’s deputy head of underwriting
 
13.15
Parallel 1
Poster Walk Facilitator: David McLoughlin
Parallel 2
OH Careers - transitions in and into OH Practice Catherine Tye RN SPOH PgDipOSH Health, Safety and Wellbeing Practitioner
Parallel 3
A hard day’s night - shift work, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and diabetes Anil Adisesh Chair in Occupational Medicine Dalhousie University
13.45
Parallel 1
Intervention studies- leading the way in OH
a) Results of the SCIN trial Vaughan Parsons OH Research Manager, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
b) Building a return to work intervention

Dr Ira Madan, Consultant and Honorary Reader in Occupational Medicine, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College, London
c) Using fit note data to build research themes Sarah Harrison, Clinical Research Nurse Occupational Health
Parallel 2
Black lung; new lessons from an old hazard Chair – Dr Will Ponsonby
Professor Malcolm Sim, Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Monash University, Australia
Parallel 3
The Occupational Health multidisciplinary team – leading or laggard? Convenor: Anne de Bono
OH Physiotherapists: Mark Armour
OH nursing: Christina Butterworth
Rehabilition: Dr Emer McGilloway, Consultant and Clinical Lead for Rehabilitation at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation - confirmed
OH Psychologist Roxane Gervais
Parallel 4
Drugs and Alcohol – latest issues Helen Vangikar, Toxicology Consultant
15.15 Refreshments, Posters and Exhibition
15.45
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17.00
Parallel 1
What is good work? Chair – Lord Blunkett, SOM Patron
Douglas White, Head of Advocacy, Carnegie UK Trust Dr Paul Litchfield, Chair of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing Dame Carol Black, Principal at Newnam College
From 13.45Parallel 2
HAVS Master Class Dr Jon Poole, Consultant Occupational Physician Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and the HSE Dr Ian Lawson, Occupational Physician (Specialist Advisor HAVS) Rolls-Royce plc Dr Roger Cooke
HAVS technical session Dr Jon Poole Dr Ian Lawson Dr Roger Cooke
Parallel 3
Managing long term conditions and disability in the workplace Lucy Kenyon President, AOHNP Founder of Workabilty Solutions T and Adjust4Work
Parallel 4
Military Mental Health – OH in Action Dr Jeya Balakrishna, Consultant Psychiatrist Defence Primary Healthcare, MOD Maj Kevin Lee, Senior MO at Carver Barracks, Saffron Walden
17.30 SOM AGM

19.30 Gala dinner

venue TBC.  After-Dinner speaker: Norman Lamb, MP, SOM Patron – speaker; with an introductory speech from Dr William Buchta, ACEOM President

Wednesday 27th June

Main Conference Day 2

08.00 Registration and Coffee
09.00 The 2018 Jameson-Parkinson Memorial Lecture:
Dr Martin Temple, Chair of HSE
09.25 The future of Occupational Health and Medicine Research Convenor: Dr Ira Madan Professor Gina Radford, Deputy CMO
10.00
Parallel 1
Developing the evidence base for the HSE health and work strategy Professor David Fishwick, HSE Chief Medical Officer.
Consultant Respiratory Physician and Hon. Professor of Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease, STH NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield
Parallel 2
Effectiveness of workplace interventions to aid a return to work Marjory Fish, OH Nursing Lecturer, Brunel University
Parallel 3
How to keep ageing workers working Convenor: Dr Alison Codling, HSE Professor Ewan Macdonald, Glasgow University Patrick Thomson, Senior Programme Manager - Centre for Ageing Better
Parallel 4
Men’s mental health Dr Shaun Davis, ‎Royal Mail Group, Global Director of Safety, Health, Wellbeing & Sustainability
11.00 Refreshments, Exhibition and Posters
11.30
Parallel 1
Advances in Occupational Lung Disease Professor Paul Callanan, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease, Imperial College (NHLI) and Royal Brompton Hospital
Parallel 2
The value of occupational health - a research synthesis of the value proposition Convenor: Nick Pahl, SOM CEO Dr Paul Nicholson, SOM report author
Parallel 3
Managing Menopause Better: A non-clinical approach Convenor - Dr Richard Heron, VP Health & CMO, BP plc Professor Amanda Griffiths, Nottingham University
Parallel 4
Sleep and Occupational Health Professor Anita Simonds, Consultant in respiratory and sleep medicine National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
12.30
Parallel 1
Lunch, Posters and Exhibition
Parallel 2
Coaching skills in Occupational Health Mandy Murphy, Deputy Head of the National School of Occupational Health
Parallel 3
SOM Occupational Health Technicians meet Contact Nick Pahl, CEO, SOM
13.30
Parallel 1
Oral Presentations from abstracts (from 1pm) Chair: Dr John Hobson
Parallel 2
The Integrated Health and Safety Index – lessons from the USA Dr Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH,Vice Chairman, U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc
Parallel 3
How to create a Safe Mental Health Environment - The Construction Sector Dr Lisa Curran, Consultant in Occupational Medicine Joscelyne Shaw, Executive Director, Mates in Mind
Parallel 4
Vocational Rehab and Occupational Medicine Chair: Dr Paul Williams John Pilkington, VRA
14.30 The Future of Occupational Health Convenors: Dr David Snashall, Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, Kings College, London and Dr Jill Crabbe, FOM Trainee Representative
Peter Cheese, CEO, CIPD Professor Debbie Cohen, Director, Medic Support and the Centre for Psychosocial Research, Occupational and Physician Health, Cardiff University Dr Jonathan Leach, Chair NHS England Armed Forces and their Families Clinical Reference Group Joint Honorary Secretary Royal College of General Practitioners
15.15 Refreshments, Exhibition and Posters
15.30
Parallel 1
Transport and Occupational Health Dr Mark Hall, Chief Medical Officer, Medigold Occupational Health
Parallel 2
International Occupational Health and Travel Medicine Chair – Dr Will Ponsonby, Chair, SOM International Group Introduction: Dr Ron Loeppke, Co- Chair, International Occupational Medicine Society Collaborative Work without borders – the interface between travel and occupational medicine Dr Dipti Patel, Consultant in Travel Medicine, UCLH Hospital for Tropical Diseases The need for concerted global action for health and work Dr Ivan Ivanov, Team Leader of the WHO Global Occupational Health Programme International sentinel and surveillance systems to identify work related disorders Professor Lode Godderis, Centre for Environment and Health, University of Leuven
Until 17:30
Parallel 3
Mental Health Dr J. H. Bourke, Consultant Psychiatrist: General Adult, Liaison & Neuropsychiatry Clinical Senior Lecturer in Neurophysiology and Clinical Psychiatry (QMUL)
Parallel 4
Suicide in Anaesthetists Dr Steve Yentis, Consultant Anaesthetist, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital & Honorary Reader, Imperial College London

45 minutes
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