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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 ...
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Migraine | Occupational health and wellbeing advice

Migraine

Some people have difficulty identifying when is a headache just a headache, or when a headache becomes a migraine. This is how I would describe the difference; headaches are not usually accompanied by any other symptoms – whereas migraine attacks usually occur on one side of the head with other symptoms such as disturbed ...
Choosing an occupational health provider

Choosing an occupational health provider

Choosing the best occupational health provider for your organisation can be challenging. There are so many considerations. One of the things I would always advise, no matter how big your contract, is to avoid using a tendering company at all costs. In my experience, tendering companies over complicate the process to make themselves ...

Coronavirus: what we’ve learnt about ourselves.

The world has seen a situation unlike anything most of us have experienced before (I’m trying to avoid using the word ‘unprecedented’ here). We’re learning as much as we can, as quickly as possible, about a deadly virus that is spreading across the world. However, watching the world’s reaction and behaviour ...

Weather damage. Get up to speed.

Writing this a stone’s throw away from a rising River Trent, flooding is a very real concern. In light of the recent weather extremes, many in the UK have suffered the effects such as flooding and building damage. At best this has been a disturbed noisy night’s sleep or transport ...