Returning to work after COVID-19

Supported by the Society of Occupational Medicine

Following the success of an initial online return to work seminar, the Bevan Commission hosted a follow-up event supported by the Society of Occupational Medicine on Monday 1st June 2020. The seminar was aimed at supporting organisations in Wales to prepare for returning to work after Covid-19 lockdown.


Chaired by Nick Pahl, CEO, Society of Occupational Medicine, the event brought together occupational health practitioners and others from across the UK and further afield.  Participants shared questions, ideas, support and helpful links.


• Introduction – Professor Anne Harriss, President-elect, Society of Occupational Medicine

• Return to work: the evidence – Professor Ewan Macdonald, University of Glasgow & Bevan Commissioner

A responsible business approach – Susan Raftery, ACAS

Responsible Business Health and Wellbeing - Louise Aston, Wellbeing Director, Business in the Community

• Mental health issues – Christine Poulter, Strategic Clinical Adviser, Society of Occupational Medicine

• Q&A

Below you will find all presentations and a full recording of the event