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Health@Work

The Health@Work Department is committed to providing and developing a comprehensive and high quality service to all members of staff, in order to preserve and enhance their health at work.

Health@Work is concerned with protecting the employee from hazards & health risks which may arise from conditions at work or in the environment.

In short - we aim to provide a healthy workplace for our employees during their working time with us.

We are SEQOHS (Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service) accredited. 

Our Services include:

  • Regular clinic sessions
  • Pre-employment health assessment
  • Sickness absence advice
  • Long/short term review of ill-health
  • Immunisation and vaccination
  • Counselling
  • Health surveillance
  • Environmental assessment/audit
  • Health & safety issues
  • Accident prevention
  • Advice regarding stop smoking
  • Advice regarding diarrhoea and vomiting outbreak

An outline of the department

The Health@Work Department is a nurse led service consisting of one senior occupational health nurse manager, three occupational health advisers, one clinic nurse/health and wellbeing co-ordinator, three administrators and one sessional consultant occupational health Physician.

The Health@Work Department is based in the Gwyndra Downs Building.

Senior occupational health manager

Responsible for managing the department, proactively seeks and delivers external contract work and ensures that the Health@Work Team deliver a high quality service to all that access the department.

Occupational health advisers

Duties include processing confidential medical questionnaires, assessing health risks, implementing and monitoring health surveillance programmes, advising on ill health prevention, health promotion advice and reviewing short and long term sickness absence.

Clinic nurse/health and wellbeing co-ordinator

Responsible for running vaccination clinics and health surveillance programs, health and wellbeing days, weight loss clubs and other wellbeing initiatives.

Administrators

Responsible for maintaining the administration for the department including arranging clinics, auditing and dealing with all enquires.

Consultant occupational health physician

Sessional work for the Health@Work Department reviewing long and short term ill health.

Links with other departments

  • HR Department 
  • Post Graduate Medical Centre (and Library Service)
  • Payroll Services 
  • Trade Unions
  • Infection Control
  • Health and Safety
Contact Details

General Enquiries
355444 Extension 4013

Hours of Work
Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 16:00

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