Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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H2. Occupational Health Standards

Committed since:

1 January, 2013

Delivery plan:

Submitted: 22 February, 2013

We provide an in-house Occupational Health Department which is open and accessible to all staff. Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust was the 1st NHS Trust to receive SEQOHS accreditation in June 2011. We pledge to:

Provide advice on workplace risks, return to work programmes if staff have been unwell, safe working procedures, and healthy lifestyle advice
Offer timely intervention and rehabilitation through clinical and workplace assessments, advice on retention and rehabilitation and referral to other services (e.g. counselling and physiotherapy
Undertake an annual flu vaccination program
Expand the guidance and support on supported roles/workplace adjustment
Continue to provide on-site physiotherapy accessible to all staff
Continue to provide a staff counselling service with access to cognitive behavioral therapy
Enable GSTT to contribute towards the broader public health agenda given the growing evidence that good work is good for the health of individuals and communities

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