University offers all colleagues access to an Occupational Health (OH) Service
which provides dedicated and knowledgeable work-related health support provided
by a carefully selected external partner.
our previous supplier contract was coming to an end, the HR team in conjunction
with Procurement undertook a process to select a new provider. We’re delighted
to now share that our current Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) supplier, MCL
Medics, will now provide 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 offer to our colleagues, and we hope we can
maximise our offering by combining both our OH and EAP services with one
now in the transition and implementation process with MCL Medics. Your HR
Services colleagues will be booking appointments and making new joiner
referrals to MCL and anyone in need of assistance should reach out to their
line manager or HR colleagues (email@example.com) as normal.
information about MCL Medics' OH offerings and how you can benefit from them
will be issued over the coming weeks. In the meantime, please ensure you review the information
below regarding any medical records our previous provider may
hold and what this means for your data.
Important Information about your data and transfer of medical
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.
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.
you wish to object to the transfer of your occupational health records, please
outline your objection in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org by
Monday 30 January 2023.
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
you do not contact us by Monday 30 January 2023, implied consent to the
transfer will be assumed.