Training

Healthwork has many years of experience in the occupational health sector and provides occupational health services nationally. Healthwork’s qualified and experienced occupational health practitioners are well positioned to provide training courses to other occupational health professionals. Our physicians are trained educators and lecturers. Our courses are designed to be informative, educational, practical and enjoyable.

Training is presented in a clear and unambiguous form and delivered by occupational health practitioners with expertise and experience in that area. Since October 2013, Healthwork has ran Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) approved Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) courses for clinicians and managers.For information on our training courses please choose from the menu below...
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Case Management Course

Case Management

One-Day Seminar

Manchester



This is a one-day seminar on Case Management. The course will take place in Manchester on Thursday 21st of February 2019 and the next on 6th of March 2020.

The course is aimed at health professionals working in the UK occupational health setting. The course will cover:

Introduction to Case Management, including the role of OH and the process from assessment to report writing and evaluation

Legal and Ethical considerations

Exploration of the Health-Work relationship

Understanding of the wider determinants of health, and fitness for work using the Biopsychosocial model

Management of chronic health conditions, both physical and mental

Implications of musculoskeletal conditions on fitness for work

Brief insight into report writing*

Discussion of real-life case scenarios

 * Healthwork also offer a one-day course in Report Writing. Please contact us for further information.



Is the course for me?

The course is primarily designed for occupational health practitioners (Doctors and Nurses) involved with Case Management.



What’s the price?

£250 per person, plus VAT (All course material, refreshments/lunch will be included on the day, and a certificate of attendance will be provided.)



Where is the course?

Chamber of Commerce, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD.



Who are the educators?

Consultant OH Physician Dr Tok Hussain, Consultant OH Physician Dr Shaun Austin and a legal expert in employment law.



How do I book?

For further details please ring Kadie Mannion on 0161 831 9701 or email sahmed@healthworkltd.com, or book using the "book online" link below.

 

Bookings and payments must be made 3 weeks before the start of the course date, any requests after will not be valid.  

Cancellation or Non-Attendance:

2-5 clear working days’ notice before date of the training course day                                            Half Fee

Cancellation within the 2 clear working days before the training course day                                Full Fee



Chester Step Test Training Course

This is a 1 day seminar on the Chester Step Test.

 

The course will take place in Manchester. 

The next date is to be confirmed. 

Vision Training Course

This is a 1 day course on vision screening in the workplace. The course will take place in Manchester.

Course Date 4th December 2018 and the next one on the 6th of December 2019.

The course is aimed at health professionals working in the UK occupational health setting. The course will cover:

·              Understanding the role of vision assessment in Occupational Health practice

·              Legal requirements

·              Understanding the different types of medical conditions affecting vision

·              Understanding the variety of screening methods available

·              Interpreting vision screening results

·              Practical exercises using a variety of vision screening equipment

·              Management of abnormal vision in the workplace

·              Case examples and discussion

The course is very practical in nature and practicing clinicians will be present to discuss cases, demonstrate equipment and advice on clinical techniques.

Is the course for me?

The course is primarily designed for occupational health nurses and occupational health technicians.

What’s the Price?

£250 per person, plus VAT (All course material, refreshments/lunch will be included on the day, and a certificate of attendance will be provided).

Where is the Course? 

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Elliott House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD

Who are the educators?

Speakers on our courses include Dr Tok Hussain, Dr Shaun Austin, occupational health nurse advisors and occupational health physicians. 

How do I book?

For further details please ring Kadie Mannion on 0161 831 9701 or email sahmed@healthworkltd.com, or book using the "book online" link below.

Bookings must be made Bookings and payments must be made 3 weeks before the start of the course date, any requests after will not be valid. 

Cancellation or Non-Attendance:

2-5 clear working days’ notice before date of the training course day                                            Half Fee

Cancellation within the 2 clear working days before the training course day                                Full Fee


HAVS Refresher Training Course

This is a 1 day Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) refresher course.

The course will take place in Manchester.

Course Date 9th of November 2018 and the next one on 8th of November 2019.



The course is aimed at health professionals working in the UK occupational health setting. The course will provide refresher training in HAVS, and is designed as a follow on and refresher for those who have attended the full 2 day HAVS course.

The course will cover:

  • Background to HAVS
  • Legal requirements and risk assessment
  • Health effects of HAVS
  • Health surveillance for a workforce exposed to hand transmitted vibration – tiered approach
  • Clinical assessment of HAVS cases
  • Clinical management of an individual with HAVS
  • Worked case examples
  • Demonstration of the use of vibration monitoring equipment and HAVS clinical assessment equipment



The course is practical in nature with a variety of learning techniques such as classroom teaching and small group work/case discussion.

Is the course for me?

The course is primarily designed for occupational health nurses, occupational health technicians, occupational health physicians, GPs and health and safety professionals.  



What’s the Price?

£350 per person, plus VAT (All course material, refreshments/lunch will be included on the day, and a certificate of attendance will be provided.)



Where is the Course?

The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Elliott House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD



Who are the educators?

Speakers on our courses include Dr Tok Hussain, Dr Shaun Austin, Diana Kloss, and other occupational health nurse advisers and occupational health physicians.  



How do I book?

For further details please ring Kadie Mannion on 0161 831 9701 or email kmannion@healthworkltd.com, or book using the "book online" link below.

Bookings and payments must be made 3 weeks before the start of the course date, any requests after will not be valid.

Cancellation or Non-Attendance:

2-5 clear working days’ notice before date of the training course day                                            Half Fee

Cancellation within the 2 clear working days before the training course day                                Full Fee

   




Spirometry training course

This is a one day course on spirometry and respiratory health surveillance.  The course will take place in Central Manchester, and is designed for occupational health professionals working in the UK occupational health setting. The course has been developed by the team at Healthwork and is based on the guidance and standards of the ARTP and BTS.

Course Date, 30th November 2018 and the next one on the 29th November 2019.

The course is aimed at health professionals working in the occupational health setting.  The course will provide training in spirometry, and will cover 

  • Understanding the role of spirometry and respiratory health surveillance in Occupational Health practice
  • Assessing lung function using spirometry
  • Practical exercises using spirometers
  • Understanding the different types of lung disease
  • Interpreting spirometry results
  • Legal requirements
  • Management of lung disease cases in the workplace
  • Worked case examples

Our expert educators will include Dr Tok Hussain, Dr Shaun Austin and other occupational health advisors and occupational health physicians.

This course is designed to be practical in nature and will feature small group work and workshop sessions.    

Is the course for me?

Everyone is welcome to attend.  The course is primarily designed for occupational health doctors, occupational health nurses, technicians, GPs and health and safety professionals.

What’s the Price? 

£250 per person, plus VAT (to include access to all course material, certificate, CPD points, lunch and refreshments). 

Where is the Course? 

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Elliott House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD

Further details / How do I book? 

For further details please ring Kadie Mannion on 0161 831 9701 or email sahmed@healthworkltd.com, or book using the "book online" link below. 

Bookings and payments must be made 3 weeks before the start of the course date, any requests after will not be valid.

Cancellation or Non-Attendance:

2-5 clear working days’ notice before date of the training course day                                            Half Fee

Cancellation within the 2 clear working days before the training course day                                Full Fee


Audiometry training course

This is a one day course on audiometry and audiometry health surveillance.  The course will take place in Central Manchester, and is designed for occupational health professionals working in the UK occupational health setting. The course has been developed by the team at Healthwork and is based on the recommended syllabus of the British Society of Audiology (BSA) and Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

Course Dates, 29th November 2018 (Fully Booked) and the next one on the 28th of November 2019.

The course is aimed at health professionals working in the occupational health setting.  The course will provide training in audiometry, and will cover: 

·              Understanding the role of audiometry in Occupational Health Practice

·              Assessing hearing loss including practical exercises with audiometers

·              Understanding types of hearing loss

·              Interpreting audiogram results

·              Hearing standards in specific safety critical roles and industries

·              Legislation on occupational noise exposure

·              Clinical and occupational management of hearing loss in the workplace

·              Worked case example

Our expert educators will include Dr Tok Hussain, Dr Shaun Austin and other occupational health advisors and occupational health physicians.

This course is designed to be practical in nature and will feature small group work and workshop sessions.   

Is the course for me?

Everyone is welcome to attend.  The course is primarily designed for occupational health doctors, occupational health nurses, technicians, GPs and health and safety professionals.

What’s the Price?

£250 per person, plus VAT (to include access to all course material, certificate, CPD points, lunch and refreshments).

Where and when is the Course?

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Elliott House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD.

Further details / How do I book?

For further details please ring Kadie Mannion on 0161 831 9701 or email sahmed@healthworkltd.com, or book using the "book online" link below.

Bookings and Payments must be made 3 weeks before the start of the course date, any requests after will not be valid. 

Cancellation or Non-Attendance:

2-5 clear working days’ notice before date of the training course day                                            Half Fee

Cancellation within the 2 clear working days before the training course day                                Full Fee




Report Writing Course for OH Professionals

Report Writing

One-Day Seminar

The course date will be on Friday 22nd March 2019 and the next course 20th March 2020.

This is a one-day seminar on Report Writing. The course will take place in Manchester.

The course is aimed at health professionals working in the UK occupational health setting. The course will cover:

  • Introduction to report writing.
  • Awareness of the legal and ethical considerations Including Data Protection and the Equality Act 2010.
  • The consultation process and taking a history.
  • Forming an opinion and impartiality.
  • Constructing a good report.
  • Accessing GP/Specialist reports including discussion around consent.
  • Timescales and release of reports.
  • Discussion of real-life case scenarios.



Is the course for me?

The course is primarily designed for occupational health practitioners (Doctors and Nurses) involved with Case Management.



What’s the price?

£250 per person, plus VAT (All course material, refreshments/lunch will be included on the day, and a certificate of attendance will be provided.)



Where is the course?

Chamber of Commerce, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD.



Who are the educators?

Consultant OH Physician Dr Tok Hussain, Consultant OH Physician Dr Shaun Austin and a legal expert in employment law.



How do I book?

For further details please ring Kadie Mannion on 0161 831 9701 or email sahmed@healthworkltd.com, or book using the "book online" link below.

Bookings and payments must be made 3 weeks before the start of the course date, any requests after will not be valid.

Cancellation or Non-Attendance:

2-5 clear working days’ notice before date of the training course day                                            Half Fee

Cancellation within the 2 clear working days before the training course day                                   Full Fee



Lead & Asbestos Training Course

This new and exciting one day course is designed for occupational health doctors, occupational health nurses, GPs and health and safety professionals.  The course has been developed in a collaboration between the University of Manchester Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) and Healthwork.

The course is on Friday 19th October 2018 and the next course is on the 11th October 2019.

The emphasis will be on medical aspects of asbestos and lead exposures and health surveillance in line with The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations and the Lead at Work Regulations. 

Our expert educators will include an occupational hygienist, occupational physicians, HSE appointed doctors and physicians who have worked at and advised the HSE on asbestos and lead health effects and health surveillance.

This course is designed to be practical in nature and will feature small group work and workshop sessions. The course will feature:



  • Regulatory factors
  • Occupational hygiene and risk control
  • Health surveillance and HSE appointed doctor work
  • Practical worked examples



Is the course for me?

Everyone is welcome to attend. The course is primarily designed for occupational health doctors, occupational health nurses, GPs and health and safety professionals.   Doctors who are appointed by the HSE or who wish to become appointed will find the course particularly helpful.

What’s the Price?

£350 per person, plus VAT (to include access to all course material, certificate, CPD points, lunch and refreshments).

Where is the Course?

The Midland Hotel, Central Manchester (View map).

Further details / How do I book?

For further details please ring Kadie Mannion on 0161 831 9701 or email sahmed@healthworkltd.com, or book using the "book online" link below.

Bookings and payments must be made 3 weeks before the start of the course date, any requests after will not be valid.

Cancellation or Non-Attendance:

2-5 clear working days’ notice before date of the training course day                                            Half Fee

Cancellation within the 2 clear working days before the training course day                                Full Fee

    

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Faculty of Medicine (FOM) approved Training Course

This is a two day Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) approved training course.

The course will take place on 13th and 14th June 2019 and the next course 18th and 19th June 2020.  

The course will take place in Central Manchester, and is designed for occupational health doctors, occupational health nurses, technicians, GPs and health and safety professionals The course has been developed by the team at Healthwork in conjunction and with full approval of the FOM. 

The course is aimed at health professionals working in the occupational health setting.  The course will provide full training in HAVS, and will cover

  • Legal requirements and risk assessment
  • Occupational hygiene
  • Health surveillance for a workforce exposed to hand transmitted vibration - tiered approach
  • Clinical assessment of HAVS
  • Clinical management of an individual with HAVS
  • Worked case examples
  • Demonstration of tools, measuring equipment such as accelerometers, and clinical equipment/ clinical techniques.
  • Our expert educators will include Dr Tok Hussain, Dr Shaun Austin, Dr Adrian Hirst and Diana Kloss.

This course is designed to be practical in nature and will feature demonstration, small group work and workshop sessions.   

Is the course for me?

Everyone is welcome to attend.  The course is primarily designed for occupational health doctors, occupational health nurses, technicians, GPs and health and safety professionals.

What’s the Price?

£700 per person, plus VAT (to include access to all course material, certificate, CPD points, lunch and refreshments).

Where is the Course?

The Midland Hotel, Central Manchester ((View map). 

Further details / How do I book?

For further details please ring Kadie Mannion on 0161 831 9701 or email sahmed@healthworkltd.com, or book using the "book online" link below.

Bookings and payments must be made 3 weeks before the start of the course date, any requests after will not be valid.

 

Cancellation or Non-Attendance:

2-5 clear working days’ notice before date of the training course day                                            Half Fee

Cancellation within the 2 clear working days before the training course day                                Full Fee