Occupational health 2024/25

This service is available for Academies, Maintained schools and Other schools and settings


Over a two year period, from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2026, Ealing Council will be contracting with an external company to provide a robust, resilient and comprehensive range of occupational health services.

Financial year 2024/25

The core essential services include:

1. Pre-employment screening, medicals and enquiries including:

  • screening a completed pre-employment questionnaire and clarifying information with prospective employees where necessary
  • Contacting General Practitioner (GP), providing report as part of the pre-employment medical
  • Pre-employment health assessment

2. Management referrals for Occupational Health Assessments including:

  • Health assessment
  • Health assessment review
  • GP/specialist reports
  • Domiciliary (home visit)
  • Telephone appointment

3. Pensions and ill health retirement including:

  • Medical assessment and issue of ill health retirement certificate
  • Review by second Occupational Health Physician

4. On-site clinic (a minimum of one per month) including, but not limited to the following:

  • Face to face management referrals
  • Health assessments
  • Doctor led assessments

5. Additional non-core essential services are also available at an additional cost

The occupational health service charge is based on a reduced headcount to exclude clerks to governors, fees and exam invigilators

Office hours:
  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Service directors:

Andrew Scully

More detailed information:

Schools that do not buy into the council’s occupational health service provision must ensure they meet the minimum legal requirements to comply with regulatory requirements. Under statutory obligations Ealing Council would monitor these schools to ensure they comply with the minimum standards


Workforce and Organisational Development, Strategy and Change

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Last updated: 11 Mar 2024