Last Modified: 3:43pm 14/08/2023
Occupational Health and Wellbeing
The Occupational Health and Wellbeing Department is committed to providing advice and support to all employees working within Milton Keynes University NHS Foundation Trust regarding Health, Safety and Wellbeing within their workplace.
Occupational Health and Wellbeing advises employer and employees about ways to help safeguard your health at work, whilst still enabling you to perform your role or to help you return to work after an illness.
We also perform other roles e.g. health surveillance and a brief description of these can be found later on.
The Occupational Health and Wellbeing department is a team of 12 staff members:
- Rebecca (Becky) Bason – Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing is responsible for the management of the department as well as working clinically within the team.
- Dr Margaret Owolabi – Consultant Occupational Health Physician provides specialist medical advice to the Trust. This will include seeing staff for Sickness Absence, Ill Health Retirement and Pre-Employment Assessment.
- Alyson Isaac and Luisa Pereira – Specialist Nurse Practitioners provide the full range of clinical services and advice, including seeing staff for Pre-Employment and Sickness Absence advice.
- Chinwenwa (Lovelyn) George – Clinic Nurse is responsible for the day to day running of the venepuncture and immunisation clinic.
- (Vacant at present) Medical Secretary provides full secretarial support to the department and leads the admin team.
- Dhanashri Vijapurkar, Claire Grant and Keziel Wallace – Receptionist/ Administrator administrate all contacts and activities within the service including appointments, queries, screening and referrals.
- Matt Heuderbourck Emmerson – Manual Handling and Ergonomics Advisor is responsible for the delivery of manual handling training and compliance throughout the Trust as well as Ergonomic assessments
- Adam Byrne – Staff Physiotherapist is responsible for delivering the physiotherapy service to staff working within the Trust
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