This course is suitable for business owners, managers, and HR professionals.
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This course will be taught by two members of our team:
- one of our senior trainers; and.
- a fully qualified nurse with additional qualifications in Occupational Medicine (typically, a degree) and at least 10 years’ experience of working in Occupational Health
Frequently Asked Questions
Your employee’s GP will not speak with you. In addition to the privacy implications, we know that NHS doctors are under a great deal of time pressure. Your employee’s GP only has time to support their patient.
In addition, our doctors have qualifications and experience in Occupational Medicine that GPs do not tend to have. This makes them better placed to answer your questions as they will consider the impact of their advice on your business and ensure their advice complies with employment, equality, and Health and Safety law.
Unless you submit a Management Referral to Occupational Health, you will need to rely on the information your employee tells you about their condition.
Yes. Occupational Health provision for private companies is not covered by the NHS.
We go into this in some depth on the course. In a nutshell, legally, they do have the right to prevent us showing you our report. However, if you engage with your employee in the manner suggested on this course, it is extremely rare that this happens.