Report Writing

OH Report Writing

Apr 2018
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On Wednesday 5th July 2017, we will be hosting an interactive training session on Report Writing, looking at hypothetical cases and giving you the tools you need to provide excellent succinct and legally acceptable reports.

The course is suitable for all occupational health employees who are required to complete reports for management. You will develop the skills needed to offer opinions on fitness to work to managers and HR alike in the knowledge that you are offering best practice advice that will benefit the client and the employee, whilst working within given regulations.

Report Writing With Diana Kloss

  • Law of confidentiality: common law, Data Protection Act, Human Rights Act
  • What is confidential information?
  • Exceptions to the duty of confidence: consent, legal duty, public interest
  • Access to Medical Reports Act 1988: obtaining reports from clinicians
  • Informed consent and occupational health reports
  • Guidance on confidentiality from the General Medical Council 2017
  • Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 2013
  • Statutory health surveillance

Report Writing With Marian Markham

  • Referral forms
  • Consent (again)
  • Process of the consultation
  • What questions need to be asked
  • How much information to give to managers and HR
  • How to make it so that the reports help managers manage
  • Informed consent regarding release of report
  • Dealing with complaints

About The Day

Speakers: Diana Kloss & Marian Markham
Date: Wednesday 5th July 2017
Time: 11:00 – 15:30
Location: Edgbaston Campus, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham. B15 2TT
Price (includes lunch and refreshments): £149

Booking Your Place

Limited places are available for this study day. To book your place, please contact or call 0843 504 7886.