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When you improve the health of your employees, you boost company productivity.

The Edgbaston Private Medical Practice provides an occupational health service that can be designed to fit your company healthcare needs and budget. The service includes executive health checks, employee health checks, pre-placement medicals, back to work medicals, stress management, flu vaccinations and management of sickness absence. 

Our Corporate Services are 100% tax deductible

Employees are crucial to the long- term success of your business but unexpected periods of sickness and absence can have a significant impact upon your company’s financial wellbeing. 

We offer a comprehensive range of services including: medical assessments, reviews, diagnostics and can offer prescriptions, referrals, treatments and advice, which can be tailored to suit the needs of you and your company, protecting your business from unnecessary disruptions.

Our GP practice provides a flexible service with appointments available within 24 hours, so we are able to work around busy office hours so there is no need to miss work. 

The cost of sickness absence to your company should not be underestimated.

According to the department for Work And Pensions an estimated 140 million working days are lost every year through staff sickness.

Each year around 11 million employees take sick leave.

Employers pay £9 billion a year on sick pay and associated costs e.g. administrative and recruitment costs.

The Chartered Institude of Personnel and Development estimates that the direct and indirect costs of replacing an employee averages almost £6,000. 

Employing an unsuitable candidate is costly to your company. The use of our pre-placement medical service can optimise your recruitment process.

A medical assessment allows a prospective employer to ascertain if the health and fitness of an employee can meet the stresses and demands of the job.

Our pre-placement medicals involve a comprehensive medical examination with a fully trained doctor and any diagnostic tests and investigations you require to determine the health of your employee.

Some of the Employment Medical Assessment:

  • Urinalysis
  • Blood Pressure & Pulse
  • Vaccination Status
  • Drug and Alcohol Screening
  • Life Style Evaluation
  • Vision - Eye Testing
  • Audiometry – Audio Testing
  • RSI Testing (Repetitive Strain Injury)
  • Spirometry - Lung Function Test
  • Liver Function Test
  • Food Handler Medical
  • Night Worker Medical
  • Driver Related Medicals

This service is designed to give you clear, independent advice on whether your employees are fit for work and practical recommendations to aid with recovery if required.

We can help manage long-term and short-term staff absences.

Our sickness absence review includes comprehensive medical examination, a detailed interview and questionnaire addressing any issues you wish to raise and provides an in-depth report on the capacity of the employee to fill the position. We can also make suggestions as to any adjustments the employer can make to the working environment so that the employee is able to make a swift return to work. 

Investigations, referrals and treatments can be given at the time of the appointment, thereby reducing any further time off work.

An annual Health Screening provides a detailed picture of the overall well-being of your staff.  Early detection of any health issues and the chance for employees to privately discuss concerns with our GP can help lower sickness absence rates and vastly improve staff morale.

We provide a range of health screens which includes at least 30 minutes consultation time with the doctor. Most results are available within 24 hours and these are assessed to advise individuals on the appropriate course of action.

Prevention is always better than cure and the peace of mind of your employees encourages a happy, productive workplace.

After assessing your Health Screen results we are able to help with any required lifestyle changes.

According to the Department Of Health, 1 in 6 workers experiences depression, anxiety or stress.

Mental health issues in the workplace cost the UK economy more than £15bn a year in lost revenue.

We can help your employees with counselling and stress management in a discreet and comfortable environment.

We can help employees struggling with drug and alcohol related issues. The practice provides a full rehabilitation service which includes specialist consultant and counselling input. 

We believe in giving readily available support on a long-term basis. Our aim is to work with employees towards a full recovery.

This service is offered to assess employees immunity and to indicate further needs for immunisation or to monitor and assess employees following exposure to chemicals or blood borne viruses.

  • Hepatitis B anti-body screen
  • Hepatitis B status
  • Hepatitis C status
  • HIV Status
  • Measles anti-body screen
  • Rubella anti-body screen
  • Varicella anti-body screen
  • Blood borne virus exposure Management
  • Asbestos exposure surveillance
  • Lead exposure surveillance
  • Alcohol management
  • Blood count
  • Liver function tests
  • Cholesterol testing

Over 80% of all sickness absence spells are short-term (up to one week).

An annual flu jab is a cost effective means of maintaining productivity and reducing sickness absence.

Vaccinations and boosters are also available to protect employees from travel related illnesses when required to attend work trips abroad.

We offer the following:

  • Hep A
  • Hep B
  • Influenza (Flu Vaccination)
  • Measles
  • Varicella
  • Rubella
  • Other Vaccinations available up on request
  • Full Travel Clinic Service available

Unforeseen accidents can occur in the workplace, with anything ranging from chemical burns, cuts, slips and trips to car accidents.

We aim to assess and treat any injuries as swiftly as possible.  We also provide additional investigations, prescriptions and specialist referrals when required.

Staff members who are required to travel abroad, in addition to travel vaccinations, may require a VISA medical examination.

We are able to offer prompt appointments and our fully qualified doctors are able to complete medical examination forms and perform any additional investigations, tests or procedures required, with most results available within 24 hours. 

Furthermore, employees working in a hazardous environment may require the completion of an insurance medical, which again can be completed on site.