Friday 16th June 2023

Programme version published in March 2022 and correct at time of publication.  This programme is subject to change without notice.
Main Hall and Parallel 1


Parallel 2


Parallel 3


8.15 – 9.00 Registration, Coffee and Poster Viewing
9.00 Eponymous Lecture: The 2023 Thackrah Lecture:

Young people transitioning to employment

Dr Elaine Wainwright, Lecturer in MSK Health, Epidemiology Group, University of Aberdeen


Dr Robin Cordell, Chairman, Cordell Health Ltd and Chair, SEQOHS Review Steering Committee

10.20 – 11.20 One Reservist, Two jobs: Understanding the psychological challenge of balancing military and civilian careers

Dr Jeya Balakrishna, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Defence Primary Healthcare (East) Region

Clinical Update 2:

Cardiology – Advances in Cardiology

Professor David Ripley, Consultant Cardiologist,  Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Workshop: Multi-disciplinary team working in OH

Led by Dr Vaughan Parsons, Research Manager in the Occupational Health Service, Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

11.20 – 11.50 Refreshments, Exhibition and Posters
11.50 – 12.50


Work Coach Project

Shriti Pattani, President, SOM

Clinical Update 3:

Clinical Update Cystic Fibrosis

Professor Stephen Bourke, Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

12.50 – 13.50 Lunch and Exhibition
13.50 – 14.50 Indoor Air Quality

Dr Miranda Loh, Director of Science and Engagement at the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM)

Oral Presentations SOM International Group
14.50 – 15.05





15.05 - 15:45 Oncology – Recent Advances

Dr Alastair Greystoke, Honorary Medical Oncologist, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

15.45 Closing Remarks – SOM/FOM joint messages to take home

SOM and FOM Presidents