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The difference between an occupational health advisor and physician report

What is the difference between an occupational health advisor and physician? An occupational health advisor (OHA) is a nurse, with specialist training and qualifications in occupational health. An occupational physician (OHP) is a doctor with specialist training and qualifications in occupational health. Within the profession of occupational health, the difference in ...

Smart Clinic working in partnership with Split Dimension

At the Smart Clinic we started our company to improve the state of occupational health in the UK. We’ve made massive steps in the right direction, including developing an app, setting up virtual consultations long before ‘they were cool’, building our own booking system, establishing awesome all-inclusive wellbeing packages, and ...

Driving and your health

New to driving When you started driving you probably applied for your provisional driving license, had a few lessons and maybe did the theory driving test. Then the big day, stand in the street with a driving test examiner, please read the number plate on that red car they point at ...

Join us at the Schools and Academies Show 2022

We’re exhibiting at the Schools and Academies Show 2022 and would love to meet you.Tickets are free so please register yours. You can also support Smart Clinic by registering using our dedicated link, using the below button. Register here Meet Bessie Bessie is our office and wellbeing dog. She’ll be on the ...

Working through the menopause

Frequently the terms "menopause", "the change", "that time of your life" are simply associated with hot flushes or flashes, night sweats and mood swings. While these are common early symptoms, many other health issues are affected such as bone health and heart health. Other symptoms such as fatigue and poor concentration ...

Limiting worrying

Excessively worrying can be problematic to your physical and emotional health, therefore it can be useful to try to keep your worries under control where possible.  Below are some suggestions for limiting worrying: Limit your intake of negative news:  Overexposure to any crisis or situations may heighten your feelings of fear ...
Consent for occupational health

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 ...

Fair use policy

At the Smart Clinic we offer packages which provide access to our services for your entire organisation. This includes both ‘management referrals’ and ‘staff self-referrals’. Some of these services are unlimited and some have a quota – please see your service-level agreement for more information. However we operate fair usage policies which ...