Occupational Health & Travel Health Advice for Businesses

Occupational Health &
Travel Health Advice for Businesses

Meeting all your occupational health and your business travel vaccination needs

Occupational Health &
Travel Health Advice for Businesses

Meeting all your occupational health and your business travel vaccination needs

Occupational Health &
Travel Health Advice for Businesses

Meeting all your occupational health and your business travel vaccination needs

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 1974 employers:

  • Have a duty to protect those at work or if their work involves travelling abroad for business

  • Need to do a risk assessment

  • Offer a travel vaccination service and have an obligation to arrange and pay for this service

  • Keep documentation of vaccinations offered and selected by the employee

  • If you are in healthcare then you may require to show evidence of vaccination for CQC inspection. We will provide this for you.

A service that is fit your company

We understand the requirement well. Simply call us on 0121 270 6556. The Corporate Travel Vaccinations and Health Advice Service helps you fulfil your duty of care needs and can be tailored to your business requirements. It’s designed to be convenient for your employees and your business.

It includes:

  • Full risk assessment and advice

  • Fast track appointment system

  • Appointments at weekend and late evenings
  • Personalised service from experienced clinicians

  • Special rates for corporate customers

  • Direct invoicing or pay at the point of service

  • Freedom to choose on options given

  • Hep B vaccination with testing facilities for antibodies

  • We will give certificates for Care Quality Commission(CQC) requirements for your files

CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION

What vaccination do staff need?

This will depend on what your work involves. A dental nurse will need a different set of vaccines to a dental receptionist. We have given below a list of what you may need. For further queries please call us to book for an assessment on 0121 270 6556.

VACCINE
Vaccination for business traveller or charity worker
We understand what your needs are. The vaccination will depend on where you are travelling to and what are the risks. For an up to date travel assessment please call us for an appointment on 0121 270 6556.
VACCINE
Staff involved in direct patient care: includes doctors, dentists, midwives and nurses, paramedics and ambulance drivers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and radiographers. Students and trainees in these disciplines and volunteers who are working with patients must also be included.
Hepatitis B Recommended and a requirement for CQC inspection. Staff who may have direct contact with patients’ blood or blood-stained body fluids or with patients’ tissues. Antibody titres should be done 1-4 months after completion of course. We can arrange this to be done.
Diphtheria, tetanus & polio (DTP) You may have received this as part of your childhood immunization. Polio: Staff regularly handling faecal specimens who are likely to be exposed to polio viruses should be offered a booster with a polio-containing vaccine every ten years.
Measles, mumps & Rubella (MMR) You may have received this as part of your childhood immunization. Recommended in order to avoid transmission of infections to vulnerable groups. Satisfactory evidence of protection would include documentation of having received two doses of MMR or having had positive antibody tests for measles and rubella.
Influenza Offered on an annual basis
Varicella It is particularly important to test and immunise staff working in maternity and paediatric departments and departments in which the patients are likely to be immunocompromised, e.g. transplant, oncology and HIV units. At present we do not provide this vaccination service.
VACCINE
Non-clinical staff in healthcare settings: staff who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in patient care. This group includes receptionists, ward clerks, porters and cleaners.
Hepatitis B Recommended and a requirement for CQC inspection. Staff who may have direct contact with patients’ blood or blood-stained body fluids or with patients’ tissues. Antibody titres should be done 1-4 months after completion of course. We can arrange this to be done.
Diphtheria, tetanus & polio (DTP) You may have received this as part of your childhood immunization. Polio: Staff regularly handling faecal specimens who are likely to be exposed to polio viruses should be offered a booster with a polio-containing vaccine every ten years.
Measles, mumps & Rubella (MMR) You may have received this as part of your childhood immunization. Recommended in order to avoid transmission of infections to vulnerable groups. Satisfactory evidence of protection would include documentation of having received two doses of MMR or having had positive antibody tests for measles and rubella.
Varicella Those with a definite history of chickenpox or shingles can be considered protected. Healthcare workers with a negative or uncertain history of chickenpox or herpes zoster should be serologically tested and vaccine can be offered to those without the antibody.
VACCINE
Laboratory and pathology staff (includes mortuary staff): In addition to technical staff, this may include cleaners, porters, secretaries and receptionists in laboratories. Staff working in academic or commercial research laboratories who handle clinical specimens or pathogens should also be included.
Hepatitis B Recommended and a requirement for CQC inspection. Staff who may have direct contact with patients’ blood or blood-stained body fluids or with patients’ tissues. Antibody titres should be done 1-4 months after completion of course. We can arrange this to be done.
Diphtheria, tetanus & polio (DTP) Diphtheria: Staff should be tested and, if necessary, given a booster dose of a diphtheria-containing vaccine. An antibody test should be performed at least three months after immunisation to confirm protective immunity and the individual should be given a booster dose at ten-year intervals thereafter.
Where a history of full diphtheria immunisation is not available, the primary course should be completed and an antibody test should be performed at least three months later to confirm protective immunity. Boosters should be given five years later and subsequently at ten-yearly intervals.
Measles, mumps & Rubella (MMR) You may have received this as part of your childhood immunization. Recommended in order to avoid transmission of infections to vulnerable groups. Satisfactory evidence of protection would include documentation of having received two doses of MMR or having had positive antibody tests for measles and rubella.
BCG Recommended. If you do not have a visible BCG scar and are unsure if you are vaccinated, you will need to have a Mantoux test. If this is negative, you can have the vaccine. At present we do not provide this service.

What vaccination do staff need?

This will depend on what your work involves. A dental nurse will need a different set of vaccines to a dental receptionist. We have given below a list of what you may need. For further queries please call us to book for an assessment on 0121 270 6556.

Vaccination for business
traveller or charity worker
We understand what your needs are.
The vaccination will depend
on where you are travelling to
& what are the risks.
For an up to date travel assessment
please call us for an appointment
on 0121 270 6556.
Staff involved in direct patient care:
includes doctors, dentists, midwives
& nurses, paramedics & ambulance
drivers, occupational therapists,
physiotherapists & radiographers.Students and trainees in these
disciplines & volunteers who are
working with patients must also
be included.
VACCINE
Hepatitis B
Recommended & a requirement
for CQC inspection.
Staff who may have direct contact
with patients’ blood or blood-stained
body fluids or with patients’ tissues.

Antibody titres should be done 1-4
months after completion of course.

We can arrange this to be done.

VACCINE
Diphtheria, tetanus
& polio (DTP)
You may have received this as part
of your childhood immunization.
Polio: Staff regularly handling faecal
specimens who are likely to be
exposed to polio viruses should be
offered a booster with a
polio-containing vaccine
every ten years.
VACCINE
Measles, Mumps
& Rubella (MMR)
You may have received this as part
of your childhood immunization.
Recommended in order to avoid
transmission of infections to
vulnerable groups.

Satisfactory evidence of protection
would include documentation of
having received two doses of MMR
or having had positive antibody
tests for measles and rubella.

VACCINE
Influenza
Offered on an annual basis
VACCINE
Varicella
It is particularly important to
test & immunise staff working
in maternity & paediatric
departments & departments
in which the patients are likely
to be immunocompromised,
e.g. transplant, oncology & HIV units.
At present we do not provide
this vaccination service.
Non-clinical staff in healthcare settings:
staff who may have social contact with
patients but are not directly involved
in patient care.This group includes receptionists,
ward clerks, porters and cleaners.
VACCINE
Hepatitis B
Recommended & a requirement
for CQC inspection.
Staff who may have direct contact
with patients’ blood or blood-stained
body fluids or with patients’ tissues.

Antibody titres should be done 1-4
months after completion of course.

We can arrange this to be done.

VACCINE
Diphtheria, Tetanus
& Polio (DTP)
You may have received this as part
of your childhood immunization.
Polio: Staff regularly handling faecal
specimens who are likely to be
exposed to polio viruses should be
offered a booster with a
polio-containing vaccine
every ten years.
VACCINE
Measles, Mumps
& Rubella (MMR)
You may have received this as part
of your childhood immunization.
Recommended in order to avoid
transmission of infections to
vulnerable groups.

Satisfactory evidence of protection
would include documentation of
having received two doses of MMR
or having had positive antibody
tests for measles and rubella.

VACCINE
Varicella
Those with a definite history of
chickenpox or shingles can be
considered protected.
Healthcare workers with a
negative or uncertain history of
chickenpox or herpes zoster
should be serologically tested
& vaccine can be offered to
those without the antibody.
Laboratory and pathology staff
(includes mortuary staff):
In addition to technical staff, this may
include cleaners, porters, secretaries
& receptionists in laboratories.Staff working in academic or commercial
research laboratories who handle
clinical specimens or pathogens
should also be included.
VACCINE
Hepatitis B
Recommended and a requirement
for CQC inspection.
Staff who may have direct contact
with patients’ blood or blood-stained
body fluids or with patients’ tissues.

Antibody titres should be done 1-4
months after completion of course.

We can arrange this to be done.

VACCINE
Diphtheria, Tetanus
& Polio (DTP)
Diphtheria: Staff should be tested &,
if necessary, given a booster dose of a
diphtheria-containing vaccine.
An antibody test should be
performed at least three months
after immunisation to confirm
protective immunity & the
individual should be given a
booster dose at ten-year intervals
thereafter.

Where a history of full diphtheria
immunisation is not available,
the primary course should be
completed & an antibody test should
be performed at least three months
later to confirm protective immunity.

Boosters should be given five years
later & subsequently at ten-yearly
intervals.

VACCINE
Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)
You may have received this as part
of your childhood immunization.
Recommended in order to avoid
transmission of infections to
vulnerable groups.

Satisfactory evidence of protection
would include documentation of
having received two doses of MMR
or having had positive antibody
tests for measles & rubella.

VACCINE
BCG
Recommended. If you do not
have a visible BCG scar &
are unsure if you are  vaccinated,
you will need to have a Mantoux test.
If this is negative, you can have
the vaccine.
At present we do
not provide this service.

PRICES

Vaccines
VACCINE
PER DOSE DOSES
PER COURSE
PRICE
PER COURSE
Hepatitis B £50 3 (0, 1 & 6 months) £150
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio £30 1 £30
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella £55 1-2 £55-£110
Influenza £10 1 £10
Varicella (Chickenpox) £65 2 £130
Varicella (Shingles) £165 1 £165
Tests to check antibodies
TEST NAME
PRICE
Hepatitis B antibody test £50
All Corporate accounts and charity workers will attract a discount when your company opens an account with us.
Please call us to find out on 0121 270 6556.

PRICES

Vaccines
VACCINE PER DOSE
Hepatitis B £50
DOSES
PER COURSE
PRICE
PER COURSE
3 (0, 1 & 6 months) £150
VACCINE PER DOSE
Tetanus,
Diphtheria, Polio
£30
DOSES
PER COURSE
PRICE
PER COURSE
1 £30
VACCINE PER DOSE
Measles, Mumps,
and Rubella
£55
DOSES
PER COURSE
PRICE
PER COURSE
1-2 £55-£110
VACCINE PER DOSE
Influenza £10
DOSES
PER COURSE
PRICE
PER COURSE
1 £10
VACCINE PER DOSE
Varicella
(Chickenpox)
£65
DOSES
PER COURSE
PRICE
PER COURSE
2 £130
VACCINE PER DOSE
Varicella
(Shingles)
£165
DOSES
PER COURSE
PRICE
PER COURSE
1 £165
Tests to check antibodies
TEST NAME
PRICE
Hepatitis B
antibody test
£50
All Corporate accounts and charity workers will attract a discount when your company opens an account with us.
Please call us to find out on 0121 270 6556.

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