Occupational Medicine – all it’s cracked up to be?

Occupational Medicine – all it’s cracked up to be?

By Paul McGovern - Specialty Registrar in Occupational Medicine at Medigold Health A year ago, I was about to start a new job as an occupational medicine registrar, and wrote a bit about what I expected from quite a significant career change. Looking back at it, I seemed pretty positive. I used superlatives like ‘amazing,’ ‘exciting,’ ‘very favourable’ and ‘good.’ I thought that, in switching to occupational medicine, I had found a really wonderful new job. On the commute for your first day though, you never really know. You can speak to people, do your…Read more
Battle the Bulge – July 2017 Newsletter

Battle the Bulge – July 2017 Newsletter

Stomach bulge, beer belly, muffin top, spare tyre, belly fat… Whatever you call it, pesky belly fat is not only annoying from a vanity perspective, too much of it can lead to a whole host of health risks including Type 2 Diabetes and high blood pressure. In this month’s newsletter our team of wellbeing experts provide some useful advice on the dangers of belly fat, how to measure it and tips on shifting it. Read and download July's edition below.Read more
The Generation Game

The Generation Game

On Thursday the 20th July, we hosted our second roundtable discussion event at the iconic Gherkin building. These events are designed to generate insightful discussions on current topics within the Occupational Health sector. This year we had the pleasure of hearing from guest speaker Dr. Justin Varney of Public Health England, who shared his insights on the impact the rapidly ageing population and dramatic shift in workplace demographics, is having on employers in the UK.  It was an insightful day, and our guests were provided with a wealth of practical, strategic initiatives to improve the…Read more
March for Men 2017

March for Men 2017

What is Prostate Cancer? The prostate is a gland that lies underneath the bladder surrounding the tube that men pass urine and semen through. If you have a problem with your prostate your urinary habits may change because your prostate surrounds the tube that urine is passed through. Problems with passing urine is not always to do with the prostate and can be linked to other health problems. You should consult your GP if you are concerned. Symptoms • Frequency / urgency / difficulty to urinate • Feeling that your bladder has not…Read more
May Newsletter ‘Become a business athlete and be your personal best’

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!

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