Society of Occupational Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2007

Venue Address

The Knavesmire Stand,
York Racecourse
The Knavesmire,
YO23 1EX
T:+ 44 (0) 1904 638971
F:+ 44 (0) 1904 612939
Web Site

2nd - 5th July, York Racecourse, UK     Link to pdf of final programme

Monday 2nd July 2007

The Meetings listed below will take place at York Racecourse

Meeting of the Commercial Occupational Health Providers Association

Chairman: Mike Goldsmith
12.30pm Light Lunch and Networking
1.00pm Discussion and Updates on:
COHPA Manpower Survey Results of Industry Workforce Censor
Constructing Better Health The National Workplace Health Scheme for Construction
Launch of New Membership Categories New options for joining COHPA
Now available to individual practitioners and all industry stakeholders

2.30pm Close of Meeting
Attendance is free and open to all Conference attendees. Please indicate on the Registration Form if you wish to attend. Further information on COHPA is available from

Final ARIOPS Programme

The Annual ARIOPS Railway Occupational Health Conference 2007

9.30am till 4.30pm – full day’s educational programme, including lunch
The 2007 ARIOPS Annual Occupational Health Conference will for the first time be open to all professionals - clinical and non-clinical – interested in raising standards of occupational health and safety within the Rail Industry. Therefore attendance at the 2007 Conference is invited from all key Rail stakeholders – from current ARIOPS Members, prospective Honorary members and from within the rail industries and associated groups including Health and Safety practitioners, Human Resource Managers and Line Managers as well as the medical, nursing and allied professions.

A distinguished line-up of speakers from within the Railway industries has been secured, including:
Olivia Carlton, Head of Occupational Health, London Underground; Paul Clyndes, Health and Safety Adviser, RMT Union; Andrew Colvin, ARIOPS Chairman; Martin Cooke, HMRI/ORR Inspectorate; Barbra Davenport, Head of Occupational Health ,South West Trains; Richard Evans - Head of Delivery, Traffic Operation and Management, Rail Safety and Standards Board; Jill Moore, HMRI/ORR Inspectorate; David Shackleton, Head of RMAG Subcommittee; Howard Watson, Senior Occupational Physician, BUPA

Cost is £85 per person including lunch. Please indicate on the Registration Form if you wish to attend.

Satellite Meeting and AGM of the Association of National Health Occupational Physicians


Chair for the Meeting: Alison Rimmer
2.00pm ANHOPS / NHS Update Alison Rimmer, Chairman, ANHOPS
2.15pm Dilemmas in Assessment of Fitness to Work: Dyslexia Awareness Helen Boden, British Dyslexia Association Trainer
3.15pm Refreshment Break
3.40pm Dilemmas in Assessment of Fitness to Work: Mental Health – Self Harm
Self Harm GuidelineTim Kendall, Consultant Psychiatrist and Joint Director of the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health
Self Harm in A&E and Health Care Workers Simon Baston, Mental Health Liaison Nurse (A&E)
5.00pm Meeting Ends
ANHOPS Members may attend for free. Non-Members are welcome, at a fee of £30. Please pre-book your place via the Registration Form in order to assist with forward-planning.

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