His research interests have ranged widely from occupational to environmental ill health including respiratory and cardiovascular disease, stress and back pain, and audit and quality in the delivery of occupational health services. He has particular research interests in the incidence of occupational disease and work related ill health, in air pollution epdiemiology and in methods of predicting new hazards - with a view to appropriate preventive measures. He has a special interest in education in occupational medicine especially utilising the internet and other innovative approaches. His book 'Practical Occupational Medicine' is now in its second edition.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of
of Edinburgh, a Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational
Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of
London and an Honorary a Fellow of the Faculty of
Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.
He serves or has served on several national and international
governmental and non-governmental bodies, and is a past president of
British Occupational Hygiene Society.
He has lectured widely and his 'eponymous' lectures or orations include the Donald Hunter lecture (Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of London), the Smiley lecture (Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland), the Ferguson Glass oration (Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians) and the Heijermans lecture (University of Amsterdam).
Prior to the above I was:
Please note the reasons why I am unlikely to respond to personal clinical queries
At home I can be emailed at:
raymond at agius dot com
(worded this way to try to avoid spam)
I used to be active as site manager for my children's Lego, model railway and other modelling but now act as an 'ad hoc' consultant only. I have a growing interest in Melitensia and Maltese history, especially regarding Birgu (Vittoriosa) where my father's family hailed from.