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within the European Union
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 The FOHNEU Board elected a new Vice-President at the Madrid Board Meeting.

The Occupational Health Nurse Association of Ireland are delighted to host a global networking event, during the Dublin ICOH Congress 2018.
The 7th FOHNEU International Congress is open to everbody who wants to present recent and original results on any of the following topics...

Election of FOHNEU Vice-President and Secretary for the term 2018-2020 at the 47th FOHNEU Board Meeting in March, 2018.

 The feedback from the Membership Survay are extremely valuable to FOHNEU and will help shape our plans and activities. Please take the time to complete the 2017 Membership Survey. Thank You in advance for your support.

 Dr. Henriett Hirdi, the FOHNEU President attended the event and gave a presentation entitled "A forgotten story of Europe’s first factory nurse training”.

The FOHNEU representative for Hungary, Dr. Henriett Hirdi has been elected President for the period 2017-1020.
The Hungarian representative of FOHNEU, received the Master Clinical Lecturer Award of Semmelweis University.

The opening ceremony was honoured with the presence of Judith Fakkel, the President of FOHNEU. 

 Released presentations from the 6th FOHNEU congress are available here

During the 43rd Board Meeting in Rotterdam the Board decided to postpone the elections of the President of FOHNEU until the next Board Meeting on 1-3 December 2016 in Copenhagen.
In the interim period the Vice President Judith Fakkel takes over the role of the President of FOHNEU.

The final program has been published

View it here

March is Congress month!

Don't miss out on the best hotels, book via the Congress website

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 The Board elected a new Secretary at the Leuven Board Meeting. Vice President Judith Fakkel continues a second term. See the photo here.

 President of FOHNEU S.Tziaferi gave an oral presentation at the
31st International Congress on Occupational Health of ICOH

 in Bilbao on the 20th of April, 2015.

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 The recent update is available here

Go to the Board Meeting page from here

 You should have already booked your hotel.

Information is available here.

The Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU organised the European Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Conference on 16 and 17 June, 2014 at Zappeion Megaron.

May 2014 - Styliani Tziaferi takes over full duties from Julie Staun

The new Healthy Workplaces Campaign of EU-OSHA is live!

Our famous Twinning Project has been an inspiration to other International Organisations..

 See how the work of FOHNEU is organised

 NEW update from Turkey added

Dallas, Texas USA
4-5 May 2014

 The Press Release from Croatia is available

See the FOHNEU Board group photograph... 

 The 6th Edition is now on the website.

 Miia Nyman -Hiltunen joins the FOHNEU board as Finlands 2nd representative

 International company, SARSTEDT now sponsors FOHNEU.

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Occupational Health Nursing

Education, Practice and Profile

in the EU countries.


Margaret Morrissey, FOHNEU representative for Ireland was elected Treasurer for the period 2013-2016
The FOHNEU representative for Greece  Styliani Tziaferi,has been elected President for the period 2013-2016.

 The Press Release is available now

 See the second Irish representative here

 The dates have been extended in order to celebrate 20 years of the Federation!

 The Federation of Occupational Health Nurses within the European Union wishes you
A Happy and Prosperous New Year!

to Marta Guarch and  María Montero from the Congress Technical Secretariat .

 Styliani Tziaferi of Greece represented FOHNEU

 ...see them on the Congress Page ....

 Find out who won a prize in Tarragona....

 In his letter, the President,  Mr Martin Schulz states....

FOHNEU continues as Official Partner to the new Campaign


 Pilvi Osterman of Finland is the new FOHNEU Secretary


The Press Release is now available

The Congress Committees have decided to award an extra prize to delegate number 300 of the Tarragona Congress 2012


 Go to the Board Meeting page for more information

 Your National Update reports are due to be sent to the FOHNEU Secretary by the 3rd April

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 The Vice-President and Secretary positions are due for renewal this spring

 The Press Release from the 34th Board Meeting is available..

 The Noordwijk  meeting was a huge success with record numbers attending.

 FOHNEU has re-established contact with the Swiss Association ASIST

 The Czech Rebublic has recently joined FOHNEU

 will be held in Noordwijk, the Netherlands 3-5 November 2011

 and the Preliminary Programme is available here

 The Summit was hosted by the Irish Nurses & Midwifes Organisation (INMO) in Dublin Castle and attended by FOHNEU treasurer Eileen Sykes.

FOHNEU Delegates followed the Queen and President Obama to Dublin!

Keep up to date with what's going on in European politics

FOHNEU Members have been actively promoting the current EU-OSHA Campaign
The First National Conference of the Federacion Espanola de Enfirmeria del Trabajo (FEDEET), took place in Barcelona 7-8 April 2011

The deadline for the national update reports is the 26th April 2011

Eileen Sykes, from Ireland is now the FOHNEU Treasurer..

….that the 2012 Congress Website is now available for viewing?

FOHNEU receives Partner Certificate at the “Safe Maintenance Conference” in Brussels on November 25.

At the 32nd board meeting in Slovenia 21-23 October 2010  it was a pleasure to welcome Croatia....

 FOHNEU becomes a partner with the Agency.

Welcome to our new website launched 9th June 2010.

The FOHNEU President Julie Staun has been awarded a special prize for her work to educate, organise and promote the work of Occupational Health Nurses in Denmark.


The biannual FOHNEU board meeting was held in Malta in October 2009 at the invitation of the Maltese Union of Midwives and Nurses.

 The MUMN hosts the FOHNEU Board Meeting in Malta.

Julie Staun gave a presentation at the 1st European Nursing Forum held in Lyon, France at the end of June.

The 28th FOHNEU Board meeting was hosted by the European Agency for Safety & Health at Work at their offices in Bilbao on 29th – 31st October 2008

At a reception on 17 March in Brussels, EU-Commissioner Vladimír Špidla and EU-OSHA Director Jukka Takala present the FOHNEU President with the Partners Certificate now that FOHNEU is an official campaign partner to the risk assessment campaign. 

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