You are unable to self refer for CBT. Information about CBT can be found by navigating to the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy page. You can also contact the Therapy Co-ordinator, Nicola Mustow on 01253 (9)56205.
You are unable to self refer for Counselling . Further information can be found by clicking on the Staff Counselling page. You can also contact the Therapy Co-ordinator, Nicola Mustow on 01253 (9)56205.
You are unable to self refer for Hypnotherapy. Further information can be found by clicking on the Staff Hypnotherapy page. You can also contact the Therapy Co-ordinator, Nicola Mustow on 01253 (9)56205.
No. A work station assessment should be carried out. A copy of the HSE VDU assessment form can be found in your OHD resource file. This is an easy tool to follow and is ideal for this purpose. This should identify any adjustments or equipment that may be required. Simple measures should be considered e.g. adjusting chair height or providing a foot stool. If new equipment is identified as being required, this is the responsibility of your department.
If you have had chicken pox illness previously, you will have immunity and you are OK to be in work. If you are unsure of your status you should contact OHD. We can check our records and advise you further.
You do not need to be seen by OHD routinely if you are pregnant. If you do experience any problems which affect, or are affected by work, you should ask your manager to refer you to OHD for advice on any adjustments that may be required to help you.Your manager should complete a pregnancy risk assessment at the beginning of each trimester. Copies of these documents can be found in your OHD resource file or alternatively you can access this via the staff intranet.
Yes. OHD would encourage seeking a manager referral to support you, and help promote a good outcome. However, if you have problems in obtaining this, you should contact OHD to speak to one of the nurses. They will be able to advise you and complete a self referral for you, if necessary.
This could be conjunctivitis. They should be asked to attend their GP, or a pharmacy to seek treatment (there is a Lloyds pharmacy available in the main hospital building). They are able to continue to work on non clinical duties, as long as strict hand hygiene is adhered to.If antibiotic therapy is taken, they may return to clinical duties after 48hrs of treatment.
Manager: If the skin integrity is broken, you should make adjustments to the staff members duties; ensuring that they are not involved in direct clinical care until the skin is healed. Staff member: You should contact OHD to arrange to be seen by the duty nurse. See the Dermatits leaflet in the OHD resource file for further advice.Please click on this link for further information.