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The requirement to provide consent to release a report

We are commonly asked why an employee is required to provide consent/approval to release their occupational health report when they have already given consent at an earlier stage to undergo an occupational health assessment. The short answer to this is to protect the legal rights of the employee, and therefore ensure ...

Tribunal: Unfair dismissal: Covid vaccination

Allette v Scarsdale Grange Nursing Home Ltd Overview: An employment tribunal has determined that Ms Allette was dismissed fairly from her role as a Care Assistant from a nursing home, after she refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Summary: Ms Allette had been employed as a care assistant at Scarsdale Grange Nursing Home for ...

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Our company We are a progressive occupational health provider based in Northwich, Cheshire. Taking a great pride in what we do, we place an emphasis on quality, not quantity and getting our services right. We are nurse led, with a multi-skilled approach and we have super smart technology to support everything we do. We have grown ...

Tribunal: Constructive dismissal – discrimination

Mrs J Hutchinson v Asda Stores Ltd Overview: Asda were found to have constructively dismissed Mrs Hutchinson, a dementia sufferer, after she was repeatedly asked if she wanted to retire but was not referred to occupational health. Although done with the best of intentions, this amounted to disability and age-related harassment. Summary: Mrs Hutchinson, ...