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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 ...
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Join us: Occupational health nurse advisor vacancy

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 ...
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 ...