The University is committed to promoting the health and wellbeing of all our employees and supporting them through periods of ill health. Some employees may benefit from undergoing a health assessment which will allow them and their manager understand more about a potential condition, how it can impact their work duties, or their progress in returning to work from a period of absence. HML are the University's provider of occupational health support services, in order to make referrals on behalf of their team members line managers are required to set-up an online profile with HML, they will then be able to raise requests.
Please note, only line managers should create an online profile and raise requests. As such, if you are an employee in need of additional support, please speak with your line manager in the first instance.
Setting up a profile
Please follow these steps to create a profile:
Making a referral
Please following these steps to raise a request for a health assessment:
All services provided by HML are dealt with in the strictest confidence and information is only disclosed to third parties with the individual’s explicit consent.
'Health Management Limited' (HML) is an Occupational Health services provider, which supports organisations by providing clinical and advisory medical services to employees, which aim to allow preventative measures and can also support individuals returning to work from a period of absence.
HML is a major national provider with considerable experience of delivering occupational health services throughout the UK, including to local authorities, health and higher education sectors. HML will be the University's Occupational Health is committed to delivering high quality services to our employees, their services became effective on 01/04/2016.
By working in partnership with a national, experienced occupational health provider we will be able to provide long-term, sustainable and efficient delivery of occupational health services for our staff. We anticipate there will be many benefits from working with HML including a five-day service, stronger clinical governance and quicker access to advice and support for managers and staff. HML services have replaced our previous Occupational Health resource which is available from Crescent House.
Health Management (Manchester), Health Management Clinic
53 Portland Street
If you would like to attend a briefing session with the HR Team please email HRAdvice@salford.ac.uk to request a place. Sessions will be organised on a demand basis, as such, when a reasonable number of requests have been made a session will be arranged and you will be made aware of the date. If you haven't seen already, guidance documents are already available under the 'Making a referral with HML (Occupational Health Services)' drop-down, which is on the general Occupational Health page.
There will be no changes to the staff helpline, physiotherapy and counselling services. Employees will continue to be able to access the full range of support available directly.
Please note however, these services are not provided by HML, they will still be offered through our current providers and should be contacted directly via the information available on the Occupational Health webpage.
The new occupational health service provider (HML) must have access to occupational health files to ensure that they can provide best available advice, therefore any relevant records will be transfered to them. All medical records held by HML are done so securely and confidentially in accordance with the regulations relating to the Data Protection Act 1998, and the Medical Reports Act. Furthermore, access to clinical data is restricted to HML occupational health professionals and only when specifically required.
Written consent of employees would be required before access to clinical information may be granted to any additional (i.e. non HML) third party. If you have a query or concern about the transfer of your occupational health records please email: firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance.