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An occupational health physician is a qualified doctor who specialises in occupational health. They possess a relevant post-graduate qualification in occupational medicine recognised by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. Some doctors have a Diploma in Occupational Medicine (DOccMed) although these are generally GPs who wish to gain more skills in this area. Specialist occupational health physicians will be either a Member (MFOM) or Fellow (FFOM) of the Faculty of Occupational Health, demonstrating that they have the specialist qualifications and training.
Some physicians are also HSE-appointed doctors in the following statutory areas:
An occupational health physician may work in-house for an employer, or they may work for an independent occupational health services provider. Alternatively, they may be self-employed.
Their role will most likely include the following:
All of our physicians at TMS are members of The Faculty of Occupational Health and we have some physicians who are also HSE-appointed doctors in the areas outlined above. To find out more about how we can help with your occupational health needs take a look at our services.