Occupational Health Reviews

Occupational Health Reviews

The Occupational Health Unit is an advisory service whose role is to provide impartial advice regarding fitness for work to line managers responsible for the monitoring and control of sickness absence, and staff.  The OH clinical employees are all trained health professionals and are governed by the same moral, professional and ethical codes of conduct to which all medical and nursing professionals have to adhere.  Confidentiality is fundamental.

General guidance on referrals to Occupational Health is contained within Section 5.4 of the Managing Attendance Policy

In order to refer a member of staff to occupational health you should complete the electronic form below using the accompanying guidance notes.

Form - Occupational Health Referral (via UofG Helpdesk)

The below link is provides practical guidance in relation to the University’s Occupational Health referral process. It is specifically intended to support referring Managers, in order that they can obtain appropriate advice as part of the absence management process.

Guidance - Occupational Health Referrals

The final link below provides some guidance for employees who have been referred to Occupational Health.

FAQs for Referred Employees


Occupational Health can also provide support with students seeking to defer or withdraw from studies.  Download the Student defer or withdraw form.