HOBSON HEALTH SUCCESSFULLY REGAINS SEQOHS ACCREDITATION

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 09 May 2019

Dr John Hobson, owner of Hobson Health writes about the rigourous assessment involved to regain the Occupational Health industry accreditation, SEQOHS: SEQOHS (Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service) Certification. Hobson Health began life in 2009 and has grown significantly in the ten years since. It became apparent very quickly that we needed to underpin everything we did with robust systems especially given our growth. Given our background in manufacturing and having come from a global blue chip company, we recognised the importance of quality systems to ensure the continued success of the business. SEQOHS was launched in Dec 2010 as a response to Dame Carol Black’s review of the health of Britain’s working age people. Hobson Health commenced preparations for SEQOHS accreditation...

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DR JOHN HOBSON TALKS ABOUT PRESTIGIOUS GOLDMAN SACHS PROGRAMME

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 03 April 2019

DR JOHN HOBSON TALKS ABOUT PRESTIGIOUS GOLDMAN SACHS PROGRAMME Hobson Health owner Dr John Hobson completed The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme, graduating in December 2018. John tells us what the programme is and what it entailed. The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme is designed to provide high-quality, practical education and business support to leaders of high-growth small businesses and social enterprises across the country. These businesses play a vital role in creating jobs and driving economic growth in the UK through innovation and market expansion. The programme was established in 2010 to specifically address the support gap for small enterprises, helping them to unlock the economic and job creation potential of their businesses. The programme...

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APRIL IS TESTICULAR CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 01 April 2019

As April is Testicular Cancer Awareness month, Occupational Health Advisor Gill Cooksey from our sister company WorkFit UK Limited has written an article about it and how to check for it properly: https://www.workfit-uk.com/testicular-cancer-check-your-nuts/ #TesticularCancerAwarenessMonth ...

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HOBSON HEALTH MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE BREAKFAST SEMINAR

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 26 March 2019

MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE BREAKFAST SEMINAR – FRIDAY 17th MAY 2019 After our previous successful breakfast seminar on Mental Health in the Workplace, Hobson Health will holding another, again, at the Spode Creative Village, Stoke. Hobson Health Doctor, Dr Philip McIlroy FFOM will share the impact of mental health in the workplace and practical ideas to proactively minimise absence due to mental health issues. Following the presentation there will be an opportunity to network with other HR/Health & Safety Professionals and to put any questions to the Hobson Health team Places are FREE but limited, so please contact James Hobson at James.hobson@hobsonhealth.co.uk   ...

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HOBSON HEALTH AT WORKING WELL TOGETHER SAFE & HEALTH AWARENESS DAY

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 19 March 2019

The Hobson Health team are delighted to have a stand at: The Working Well Together Construction Safety and Health Awareness Day, at The North Staffordshire Medical Institute, Hartshill ST4 7NY.This Thursday 21st March 2019 If you are a construction client, contractor or self employed then this FREE half day event is a must. Here’s how to book https https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/working-well-together-free-construction-safety-and-health-awareness-day-tickets-49377077167?ref=eios     ...

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ADVISOR VACANCY – ABERDARE

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 07 March 2019

Hobson Health provides Occupational Health services to a huge range of private and public sector clients across the UK. We are a successful, growing family-owned company and pride ourselves on the quality of our provision and our excellent customer service. We are currently seeking to recruit an Occupational Health Advisor in the Aberdare area for a regular fortnightly mixed clinic (referrals and screening) onsite with our client. The role can be as an Hobson Health employee or independent providers can apply. As well as the regular clinic there will be sporadic ad-hoc work available, the further the candidate can travel the more potential work can be offered. Candidates must have their own equipment and be able to word process certificates and scan documents back to the Hobson Health office...

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ADVISOR VACANCY – WORKSOP

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 06 March 2019

Hobson Health provides Occupational Health services to a huge range of private and public sector clients across the UK. We are a successful, growing family-owned company and pride ourselves on the quality of our provision and our excellent customer service. We are currently seeking to recruit an Occupational Health Advisor in the Worksop area for a regular fortnightly mixed clinic (referrals and screening) onsite with our client. The role can be as an Hobson Health employee or independent providers can apply. As well as the regular clinic there will be sporadic ad-hoc work available, the further the candidate can travel the more potential work can be offered. Candidates must have their own equipment and be able to word process certificates and scan documents back to the Hobson Health office...

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW CLINICAL SERVICES DIRECTOR

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 05 March 2019

We are delighted to announce that Tracey Davis has joined the Hobson Health team as Clinical Services Director. Tracey’s initial responsibilities will include leading and developing the nursing team in both our Northwich and Stoke offices, where she will be based. Tracey has substantial client facing experience having held a number of senior positions within the industry, including OH Manager, Director of Nursing, Operations Manager and Business Development Manager. Tracey qualified as an OHA in 2000 and has a Masters Degree in Occupational Health. Welcome aboard Tracey!   ...

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ADVISOR VACANCY – SOUTHAMPTON

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 04 March 2019

Hobson Health provides Occupational Health services to a huge range of private and public sector clients across the UK. We are a successful, growing family-owned company and pride ourselves on the quality of our provision and our excellent customer service. We are currently seeking to recruit an Occupational Health Advisor in the Southampton area for a regular fortnightly mixed clinic (referrals and screening) onsite with our client. The role can be as an Hobson Health employee or independent providers can apply. As well as the regular clinic there will be sporadic ad-hoc work available, the further the candidate can travel the more potential work can be offered. Candidates must have their own equipment and be able to word process certificates and scan documents back to the Hobson Health office...

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HOBSON HEALTH MAKES THE NEWS AGAIN

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 01 March 2019

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce have written a great article about our 10th Anniversary. Always good to be supported in our local business area. HOBSON HEALTH CELEBRATES 10 YEARS IN BUSINESS ...

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PHYSICIAN & TRAINEE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PHYSICIAN VACANCIES – STOKE ON TRENT

Posted by James Hobson on 26 February 2019

Hobson Health provides occupational health services to a huge range of private and public sector clients across the UK. We are a successful, growing family-owned company and pride ourselves on the quality of our provision and our excellent customer service. We are currently offering progressive career opportunities for an occupational health physician and a trainee occupational health physician looking make to a difference within their next career move. For more information about the roles please click on the job adverts below. Hobson Health Trainee OHP vacancy Feb 2019 HH Occupational Health Physician ad Feb 19 If you would like to be considered for this post or have any questions about the position or Hobson Health please contact Rachel Sharp via rachel.sharp@hobsonhealth.co.uk. Closing...

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HOBSON HEALTH SCREENING VAN

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 22 February 2019

Did you know we have a screening van? Do you know what we use it for? In our latest blog article, Julie Forber, one of our nurses, explains all: https://tinyurl.com/y3eeapdz ...

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HOBSON HEALTH MAKES THE NEWS

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 19 February 2019

The Stoke Sentinel have done a fantastic piece today in their Business Section about Hobson Health and our 10 year anniversary. Makes a great read: https://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/news/business/dr-hobson-never-intended-run-2555946 ...

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HOBSON HEALTH CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Posted by Adrienne Hall on 19 February 2019

On Monday 18th February we were delighted to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. To launch our NEW Hobson Health blog, our owner, Dr John Hobson has written an article on how things have changed since 2009. Read his thoughts here: bit.ly/2GBS5G8     ...

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RED JANUARY OVER & OUT!

Posted by Kate Boundy on 01 February 2019

What a fantastic response from the Hobson Health team for RED January! The idea was to be active in January to help our own mental health. It’s surprising how closely linked our mental and physical activity are and how they can have a huge impact on each other. By completing RED January as a team, there has been lots of encouragement, discussion & inspiration between everyone taking part. Amongst other things we’ve walked, ran, been to the gym, organised exercise classes in the Hobson Health office, played football, danced & cycled. By doing these activities we’ve also been outside in the fresh air, discovered new places, enjoyed beautiful views, connected with other people …… & had fun! By being resourceful we have also been able to include our children,...

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Services for the rail industry

Posted by Kate Boundy on 20 July 2018

With much planned rail growth within our local area, Hobson Health is delighted to announce that Dr Rahil Naeem has been appointed as an Office of Road and Rail Recognised Doctor – building our rail industry team and expertise. Dr Naeem will ensure train driver medical fitness to work in a safety critical environment. He is also able to supervise our clinical team to deliver our growing range of services for those working on the UK rail infrastructure – including PTS medicals and tram drive medicals.  Dr Naeem joins our Medical Director Dr Rachel Sharp who is also ORR registered. ...

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Clinical training day builds in-house knowledge

Posted by Kate Boundy on 20 July 2018

At Hobson Health we hold regular training days for our clinical team of occupational health physicians, advisors, screening nurses and technicians.  This week our training included a fascinating talk and insight from the charity Guide Dogs.  Working guide dog Kate attended the session with her handler Dave to share how the charity helps individuals – including within the working environment. ...

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PTS medical Easter deal…

Posted by Kate Boundy on 06 April 2018

Special rate for all PTS and/or DNA bookings made before the end of April 2018. £70 PTS £50 D&A Prices exclude VAT. Call 01606 330660 to book and quote Easter deal. Click here for information about PTS medicals ...

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Business Administration Apprentice Vacancy

Posted by Kate Boundy on 19 March 2018

Due to our continued expansion we have a full time vacancy for a Business Administration Apprentice who will be based at our Stoke on Trent HQ. The successful applicant will work with our administration team and get a great grounding in all aspects of business admin. You will have excellent communication skills, a ‘can do attitude, be accurate, pay attention to detail at all times and have a willingness to learn and progress.  Good computer skills are essential.  You will have a rounded knowledge of a range of packages including Word and Excel, and be confident and eager to learn new computer systems and procedures. At Hobson Health we put the customer at the heart of everything we do and look to deliver excellent customer service at all times.  Our business is growing and successful...

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Health & Wellbeing newsletter Issue 3

Posted by Kate Boundy on 06 February 2018

Hot off the press!  To read our latest health and wellbeing newsletter click on the link below. Hobson Health H&W newsletter Issue 3 For more information about our proactive health and wellbeing services please call us on 01782 574200. ...

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Experienced occupational health advisor required

Posted by Kate Boundy on 10 January 2018

Are you a qualified and experienced occupational health advisor looking for your next career move? We are looking for an experienced professional to join our team of independent nurse practitioners. The role involves the delivery of occupational health services to a range of sectors. The successful applicant will work with customers to manage and reduce absence levels and minimise the risks to which they may be exposed to within the working environment – with the ultimate aim of maximising health and wellbeing of their employees. Candidates will need to be flexible with start and finish times, own their own vehicle and be a good team player with excellent interpersonal skills. Individuals would be expected to take the lead on contracts and work closely with clients in the delivery of...

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Take control of your health in 2018

Posted by Kate Boundy on 18 December 2017

Take control of your health in 2018 through a cost-effective and proactive medical with one of our occupational health physicians. The medicals are designed to help you to review your current health status – to identify any area(s) of potential health concern and to help you to adopt a healthier lifestyle. The medical includes a range of tests that include: Lifestyle assessment and advice ECG Blood pressure & pulse Urinalysis Cholesterol test Vision screening Body mass index The consultation also provides you with an opportunity for you to discuss any health concerns. Following your consultation you will receive a full report detailing the examination findings and your results. This will include specific lifestyle and health promotion advice, with recommendations for any medical follow...

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New trainee physicians boost the team

Posted by Kate Boundy on 11 December 2017

Occupational Health provider Hobson Health has further strengthened its team through the recruitment of three occupational health trainee physicians. Drs Yvette Martyn, Rosemary How and Rahil Naeem have joined the Staffordshire-based business.  All are experienced occupational health professionals who already hold a Diploma in Occupational Medicine.  They will be supported through the company’s in-house team of senior physicians to gain further experience and specialist qualifications. Medical Director Dr Rachel Sharp explains: ‘Hobson Health has grown annually since our creation in 2009.  We provide a full range of occupational health services at our own clinics and on our customers’ sites.  Finding and retaining high quality employees has been key to our success.’ ‘Nationally...

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Asbestos Medicals

Posted by Kate Boundy on 11 December 2017

We are delighted to announce that Dr Yvette Martyn has been appointed by the HSE to deliver asbestos medicals. This means that we now have 6 occupational health physicians registered to complete asbestos medicals – either at our clinics in Stoke, Northwich and Bury St Edmunds or on your own premises. Why not call us today  on 01782 574200 for a cost effective quote and our latest availability. ...

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Winter Newsletter

Posted by Kate Boundy on 04 December 2017

Inside our latest newsletter… A guide to ,managing sickness absence Meet Nurse Manager Lesley Bamford An update on health screening for respirable crystalline silica Can Hobson Health help your business deliver more proactive health and wellbeing activities? Hobson Health Winter Newsletter ...

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Mobile Health Screening

Posted by Kate Boundy on 08 November 2017

Do you have any health screening requirements between now and Christmas that would require the use of a mobile screening van? We have a limited number of days available – call now for our latest availability on 01782 574200. We deliver a full range of health screening via our van that includes hearing tests, lung function tests, flu vaccinations, mini health ‘MOTs’, driver medicals and much more… ...

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Read our latest health and wellbeing newsletter

Posted by Kate Boundy on 07 November 2017

Read our latest health and wellbeing newsletter which this quarter features men’s and women’s health. Hobson Health Autumn H&W Newsletter ...

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NEW screening van

Posted by Kate Boundy on 08 September 2017

We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of our new screening van, which will be available for customer bookings from the end of September. The van houses a soundproofed booth for hearing tests as well as comfortable seating and a waiting area for customers. Our team of occupational health professionals will deliver a full range of mobile health screening, vaccinations and wellbeing checks from the van, which will be of particular interest to customers who may not have suitable available facilities at their site(s) to host clinics. The mobile screening unit has already attracted bookings into the New Year. For morning information, or for a quotation for any work, please call us on 01782 574200. ...

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Keep safe and healthy this summer

Posted by Kate Boundy on 17 July 2017

Click here to open our latest summer-themed health and wellbeing newsletter. ...

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PTS rail medical special offers – July 2017

Posted by Kate Boundy on 20 June 2017

July Rail Promotion! We are delighted to announce the arrival of Dan Rollins to our Northwich clinic. Dan has extensive experience of completing PTS medicals. To celebrate Dan’s arrival and our improved availability we are offering PTS medicals for the special discounted rates for bookings made between now and July 31st 2017. For availability and/or to book an appointment call our friendly Northwich team on 01606 330660 or email northwich@hobsonhealth.co.uk ...

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