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NEWS​

Donation of Lateral Flow Test Kits

In April 2021, MedOH was delighted to donate lateral flow testing kits to The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust operators. Find out more here 

EVENTS

Occupational Health Networking Group Meetings, sponsored by MedOH:

MedOH is keen to support regular networking meetings for anyone working in, or with an interest in, Occupational Health, where you can network and keep up to date with best practices.


Networking meetings are free to attend.  If you would like to join a meeting or would like to know more about the groups, please complete the form opposite. 

GTS-MedOH Occupational Health Networking Group Meetings 2023 

MESOTHELIOMA PRESENTATIONS

Leicestershire OH Group Meeting – Thursday 28th September

Location: Leicestershire Police Headquarters

Speaker:  Liz Darlison MBE. - EN RN BSc MSc - CEO & Director of Support and Clinical Services – Mesothelioma UK

 

Northwest OH Group – Tuesday 10th October

Location: Remedi Solutions Ltd Clinic: 13 Howard Court, Manor Park, Runcorn, WA7 1SJ

Speaker:  Mairead Dixon - Senior Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist - Manchester University NHS Foundation trust - Mesothelioma UK      

Shropshire OH Group – Thursday 19th October

Location: Telford – location to be confirmed

Speaker: Sophie Phillips - Mesothelioma UK nurse specialist / Macmillan Lung cancer Nurse Specialist - University Hospitals Birmingham

Cambridgeshire OH Group – Tuesday 23rd January 2024

Location: Peterborough – location to be confirmed

Speaker: Kate Slaven | Mesothelioma UK and Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist Thoracic Oncology 

All presentations are 5pm, for a 6pm start.

All include;

  • Asbestos

  • Asbestos Diseases

  • Mesothelioma

  • Mesothelioma UK Charity

  • Campaigns

  • How you can help

DRUG AND ALCOHOL PRESENTATIONS 

Bedfordshire OH Group – Thursday 2nd November

Location:  Greys Specialist Recruitment - Tythe Barn, High Street, Edlesborough, LU6 2HS

Speaker: Helen Vangikar - independent Toxicology Consultant who has worked in the field of analytical chemistry and toxicology since 1988.

 

Scotland OH Group – Tuesday 14th November

Location:  Aberdeen

Speaker:  Helen Vangikar - independent Toxicology Consultant who has worked in the field of analytical chemistry and toxicology since 1988.

 

London OH Group – Thursday 23rd November

Location:  Central London - exact location TBC 

Speaker: Helen Vangikar - independent Toxicology Consultant who has worked in the field of analytical chemistry and toxicology since 1988.

All presentations are 5pm, for a 6pm start.

All include; 

  • CBD/THC, medicinal cannabis

  • ADHD and how to distinguish between amphetamine-based medication and street amphetamine

  • Crackers and Tweakers [nitrous oxide]

  • New/Novel psychoactive drugs

MUSCULOSKELETAL ABSENCE AND ILL-HEALTH

Cambridgeshire OH Group Meeting - Tuesday 7th November

Title: Best Practice Management of Musculoskeletal Absence and Ill-health

Location: Perkins, Peterborough

Speaker: Alex Bell - Alex holds a BSc(Hons) degree in Physiotherapy and founded Back in Action UK in 2001. Over the past 20+ years, Back in Action UK has provided physiotherapy services and workplace health solutions to companies around the UK, with the aim of maintaining and improving employee health and reduce workplace injuries and ill-health.  Alex has been on the committee for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE) for the last 4 years.

Time: 5pm-6pm food and networking, 6pm presentation

Objectives of the session:

 

  • The impact that absenteeism and presenteeism has on the employee and employer

  • The importance of work

  • Facts v myths of injury

  • Types of injuries and a guide on how to best treat/manage them

  • Injury risk factors

  • Absence management strategies –reactive and proactive

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