May Newsletter ‘Become a business athlete and be your personal best’

Just like Olympians, we need to continually improve to stay in the game. However, many of us are already operating at 100%, constantly juggling the relentless demands both work and home throws at us eventually leading to burn out. In this month’s newsletter our team of wellbeing experts give some much needed advice on how to cope better with lifestyle pressures, avoid burnout and ultimately be your personal best. Our energy levels dictate not only what we can do, but how well we can do it! Being in god shape, with lots of…Read more

Medigold Health Occupational Health clinic in Stansted Airport – Coming Soon!

Medigold Health are delighted to announce that 2017 will see  the opening of their new onsite clinic facility within Stansted Airport. Our fully equipped Stansted Airport clinic will be offering Airside Medicals to DVLA Group 2 standards along with a wide range of health surveillance services. Sam Berry, Sales Consultant for Medigold Health said; “We are incredibly excited about our forthcoming Stansted Airport clinic and we are confident our onsite presence will enable us to offer a dynamic and flexible service platform to Stansted Contractors, Employees and Suppliers. Being based onsite will enable…Read more
Get talking about Epilepsy

Get talking about Epilepsy

What is epilepsy ? Epilepsy is a neurological condition - which means it affects the brain. It is also a physical condition because the body is affected when someone has a seizure. Epilepsy is described as the tendency to have repeated seizures that start in the brain. Epilepsy is usually only diagnosed after the person has had more than one seizure. Anyone can have a seizure if the circumstances are right, but most people do not have seizures under ‘normal conditions’. Seizures are sometimes called ‘fits’ or ‘attacks’. Seizures happen when there is…Read more

Medigold Health identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report 2017

Medigold Health are incredibly proud to be identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK. To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. Medigold Health CEO, Alex Goldsmith, commented: “We are delighted to be named by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the most inspiring companies in the UK today.…Read more

WE ARE RECRUITING!

Medigold Health are currently recruiting for the following positions: Screening Nurse (RGN) - Based at Birmingham Clinic Minimum of 3 days per week Required to undertake medicals, give vaccinations, phlebotomy Must have rail experience Qualified OHA - Based at Stansted Full-Time Airside Medicals plus Case management experience Qualified OHA - Covering Romford/Stratford/Central London Full-time Full OH remit including vaccination & phlebotomy Qualified OHP - Based at Stansted Minimum 3 days per week Required to undertake Airside medicals Qualified OHA - Based at client site in Scarborough Full-time Full OH remit including health surveillance,…Read more

Better breaks can improve workplace health

One in 4 people in the UK complete a working day without taking a single break and 36% eat lunch at their workstation. Recognising that these trends are not good for workplace health, Occupational health providers, Medigold Health, have put together some tips for how office workers can better schedule, and make the most of their breaks. With the arrival of spring just round the corner, now is the perfect time to shake off the winter blues and start taking small steps to boost your energy levels. Finding the motivation to improve your…Read more

Medigold Health opens new Premier Clinic

As the provider of choice for many employers, leading occupational health providers, Medigold Health, continue to invest in their customer service by increasing their occupational health footprint within in the UK, with a new Premier Clinic in Salford. Recent investments have resulted in the following benefits for Medigold’s clients looking to improve workplace health and boost business productivity: Market leading technology to improve health screening A new mobile surveillance fleet A complete upgrade of Medigold Health’s existing 62 medical clinics. The new Premier Clinic in Salford Medigold’s new Premier Clinic will not only…Read more

Happy International Women’s Day!

As part of International Women’s Day, please meet Geny Foster - Medigold Health board member who has been with us from the very beginning. We’ve asked her a few questions regarding her journey as a woman within the Occupational Health industry. 1) Can you give us a short summary from where you started, and where you are today? I joined Medigold Health in 1998 coming over from the Construction Industry. I came armed with good secretarial skills and a strong work ethic, but my IT skills were very limited and my knowledge of…Read more

Being overweight brings increased risk of 11 types of cancer

Researchers have now found that being overweight could increase the risk of a host of cancers following a wide review of more than 200 studies, reported The Guardian on 28 February*. According to previous figures from two leading charities, almost three quarters of people are expected to be overweight by 2035, with 700,000 new cases of obesity-related cancer expected over the next 20 years. Implications of the new international study This new study, by a team from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, reveals that there is currently strong evidence for a…Read more

Employee absence is costing the UK £29 billion a year

Whilst this alarming statistic is a bitter pill to swallow, it is not all doom and gloom for UK organisations. A recent study from the CIPD shows there have been small signs of improvement in national employee absence levels, with the average decreasing across all sectors to 6.3 days per person – the lowest figure in 7 years. What has been driving this reduction? In short, better collaboration, understanding and monitoring. Collaboration. Organisations are taking a more collaborative approach between their HR and Occupational Health functions. Historically, OH has often been viewed as…Read more