RGU: WELLNESS Sickness absence from work costs the State £13 billion a year on health-related benefits, with employers facing an annual bill of around £9 billion for sick pay and associated costs.1
A healthy workforce means a healthier bottom line for your business. RGU:Wellness is a unique “one-stop shop”; a holistic occupational health service, delivered by experienced practitioners in state-of-the-art facilities and underpinned by first-class research. We provide strong relationship management with one point of enquiry to ensure your staff receive the expert assessment and treatment needed without delay. This means reduced absenteeism, a speedier return to work and a better outcome for your business. It makes commercial sense to come to us for your staff’s occupational health needs. Benefits • One point of contact • Speedy assessment and referral • Expertise and experience on one site • State-of-the-art facilities • Long term health improvement strategies • Reduced absenteeism • Improved productivity
Our Services From initial medical screening and assessment to referral to specialist services, RGU: Wellness encompasses all the occupational health service requirements for your workforce. We provide fitness testing, X-ray screening, Functional Capacity Evaluations, return-to-work assessments and workplace assessments. In addition we provide consultancy, health surveillance and preventative health promotion education to help you meet statutory requirements and create a healthier workforce. This one-stop shop approach enables us to provide your company with a comprehensive and seamless service which means a professional end-to-end, timesaving and ultimately less costly service on one site for you the employer. Our Staff Our team are all experienced practitioners in their respective fields and includes an occupational health physician, occupational health nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, podiatrists, bio-mechanists, sports scientists and radiographers. Our Facilities Facilities at our purpose-built, riverside Garthdee campus on the south side of the city, are accessible and offer easy parking for clients. Our state-of-the-art facilities include a fully equipped Human Performance Laboratory where we carry out our fitness testing and an X-ray imaging suite.In the recently opened Riverside East building, there is a fully integrated Occupational Health clinic with private consulting rooms and travel health room. Our RGU:Sport complex houses our physiotherapy and podiatry service.
1 Black, C. and Frost, D. (2011). Health at work – an independent review of sickness absence. TSO. Available at: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/health-at-work.pdf
Published on Jun 9, 2014