very pleased to announce that following the end of our contract with Optima
Health and an extensive review supported by ENUs procurement team, MCL Medics
will now be providing both Occupational Health (OH) and an Employee Assistance
Programme (EAP) for ENU colleagues.
Medics are a trusted provider with a partnership ethos that strongly aligns to
the type of service we want to be able to offer to our colleagues and we hope
we can maximise our offering by combining both our OH and EAP services with one
provision from Optima will cease on Friday 13 January 2023 and MCL will resume
the service from Monday 16 January 2023.
we transition away from Optima to MCL Medics we do not expect disruption to OH
services and any colleagues currently in receipt of assistance will be
contacted about transitioning over to our new provider over the course of the
new few weeks.
can find out more about MCL Medics and our Employee Assistance Programme here. More information about MCL Medics' OH
offerings and how you can benefit from them will be issued over the coming
weeks. In the meantime, please be assured that we intend to manage the
transition as seamlessly as possible and if you have any health needs that
require additional support please do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or reach out to your line manager directly.
Information about your data and transfer of medical records:
part of the transition from one provider to another, there is a requirement for
any medical records or information held on our employees to be transferred from
Optima Health to MCL Medics. Please review the information below to understand
what this means for you and your data.
a requirement of the Data Protection Act 1998 to notify you that individual
employee Occupational Health Records will be transferred to MCL Medics.
transfer of records will enable our occupational health and health surveillance
programme to continue uninterrupted and allow MCL Medics to offer impartial
medical advice to help staff and managers address any health issues which may
impact on wellbeing at work.
Medics is fully compliant with the Data Protection Act and the Access to
Medical Records and Reports Act.
have a legal right to object to your occupational health records being
transferred to MCL Medics. However, it is important to note that objecting to
this transfer of occupational health records could prevent MCL Medics from
providing you with a full range of occupational health services. Please be assured that any transfer will be
undertaken in line with current ethical guidelines and in such a way as to
ensure confidentiality at all times. Medical-in-confidence records will only be seen by
the sending and receiving occupational health providers.
If you wish to object to
the transfer of your occupational health records please outline your objection
in writing to email@example.com by
Monday 30th January 2023.
If you object to the
transfer of your medical records, they will be archived by our current supplier
and retained on their systems as per the appropriate legal retention period.
If you do not contact us
by Monday 30th January 2023, implied consent to the transfer will be