Occupational Health Medical Assessments

Independent professional medical advice

Medical Assessments provide independent professional advice to businesses about their employees fitness for work and health issues.


Productive work is an essential part of people’s health and self-esteem. Reducing workplace absence due to sickness is not only about defending business productivity and profits. It’s also about protecting workers’ health and well being, and safeguarding their jobs.


Medical Assessments help employers and employees make good decisions in all these areas :

  • Fitness to work and return to work
  • Absence management
  • Rehabilitation
  • Vocational fitness take out and insert job specific fitness assessments e.g. Confined Space
  • Travel health and safety take out and insert Fitness to Drive DVLA (Taxi & HGV)
  • Eligibility for early retirement and disability benefits
  • Stress management and alleviation


Medical assessments are carried out by our Occupational Health Physicians AFOM, MFOM. They conduct a confidential interview with the employee, and liaise with GPs and hospitals, if required.


A written report is produced within 3 to 5 working days: urgent feedback can be given more quickly upon request. The report describes the employee’s fitness to work, and any measures required for their rehabilitation and support and is compliant with the GMC consent guidelines.


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Harlow Occupational Health Sevices - Medical Assessments

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