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Occupational Health

Occupational Health Service (OHS) provides specialist advice to support you at work on all matters relating to your health and wellbeing.

We have a multidisciplinary team made up of Specialist Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Physiotherapists, Consultants and Specialist Registrars in Occupational Medicine and Administration staff along with links to a wider range of specialists.

OHS actively supports the Health Improvement Agenda with a key focus on Healthy Working Lives (HWL) and the delivery of the Staff Health Action Plan. As a key stakeholder of the Board our focus on proactive health improvement will indirectly support the Board’s aspirations for the health and wellbeing of the wider community.

We operate under a strict code of confidentiality and your records are kept separate from all other NHS records.

How to Access the Service Employees can be referred to the service by their manager or can self refer for advice, support or treatment should they wish to do so. The OHS can be contacted by telephone to arrange an appointment or direct your call to the appropriate person.

Occupational Health work closely with Human Resources, Infection Control, Health and Safety and local Management to ensure appropriate measures are in place to protect your health at work.

Our Range of Services

Occupational Health Nurse & Physician Services

  • Pre-employment health assessments
  • Occupational immunisation assessment
  • Advice about treatment following needlestick injury or other blood borne virus exposure.
  • Health surveillance
  • Workplace assessments
  • Reviews of health, work fitness and rehabilitation after absence
  • Health promotion in the workplace including Healthy Working Lives.

Physiotherapy Services - we can offer treatment and advice on:

  • Musculoskeletal condition
  • Workplace assessments
  • Review of health, work fitness and rehabilitation after illness
  • Injuries
  • Posture
  • Ergonomics
  • Back Care



Counselling Services

  • Qualified counsellor available via self referral or by referral by an Occupational Health Clinician.

This service is available at the following locations