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Community and mental health services for Southampton, Portsmouth and parts of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.


Occupational Health and Wellbeing

People are the greatest asset of any business

Our job as an Occupational Health and Wellbeing service is to work in partnership with you to help safeguard the health and wellbeing of your employee. Employers that focus on the health and wellbeing of their people are more likely to attract and retain the very best. This is why we designed our services, to help you build resilience into your work place, reduce absence, improve productivity, and increase the morale and motivation of your people.

We’re here to help, whether your needs are current or in the future with no obligation. You can request a call-back from Occupational Health to answer any query you have. Alternatively, you can contact us by telephone for an informal chat, drop us an email or complete the enquiry request form, it's that simple.

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Solent NHS Trust is able to offer a flexible competitively priced, quality occupational health services to businessesA good occupational health service provider can help you to keep your people well, happy and safe, and there is no better partner than the NHS, universally trusted!

As Solent NHS Trust Occupational Health and Wellbeing services we benefit from a good working knowledge of the NHS helping our clients to navigate clinical pathways and access to wider health expertise when this is needed. We aim to provide a flexible service that offers a range of different services to support your health, safety and wellbeing at work. Support with self–management is encouraged and we provide a range of information and resources.

We can help you with:

  • Improving morale, job satisfaction and motivation
  • Improved productivity and resilience in the workplace
  • Minimising the risk of work related illness, early interventions and rehabilitation
  • Reducing absence
  • Help you meet your legislative responsibilities
  • Provide you with information to help raise awareness on prevention and services available

Please call us on 0300 123 3392 for an informal chat with no commitment or email us through our contact form.

Whether it is a pre-employment health assessment or the rehabilitation of someone returning to work, our Fit 4 Work service can help your people successfully through these transitions.

You can learn more about: 

  • Sickness absence / Ill-health affecting work performance
  • Ill-health retirement
  • Advise on workplace adjustments and provision of a fitness for work report
  • Self / management referrals
  • Fit for work assessment e.g. Driver Medicals, Night Workers

Pre-employment / new entrant health checks:

  • An online work health assessment form
  • Consideration of health concerns /potential job hazards and any Equality Act implications
  • Advise on workplace adjustments and provision of a fitness for work report
  • Establish a baseline assessment of work health needs


  • Programmes designed to support a return to work after illness and maintain work attendance
  • Assessment and treatment programmes delivered in the most appropriate setting to achieve the best outcomes delivered by experienced Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapist
  • Advise on workplace adjustments

Focusing on employee wellbeing and creating a healthier work environment could help to save your business money, increase productivity and retain the skills and experience of a motivated workforce. 

  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Wellbeing and engagement
  • Resilience
  • Prevention / early intervention & self -management
  • Healthy work environment
  • Campaigns
  • Self-help tools
  • Information resources e.g. Newsletters, posters, leaflets
  • Advice line for managers
  • Drop in sessions
  • Wellbeing checks
  • Back awareness training
  • Stress buster workshop
  • Mindfulness taster sessions
  • Wellbeing champions and welfare initiatives

The health, wellbeing and safety of your people has a direct impact on the productivity and profitability of your business. Occupational Health can help with preventing ill health effects from work hazard/exposure that an employee may experience; whether it is preventing workplace accidents and injuries, providing immunisations or health surveillance required by law. Our NHS staff have experience of working with different types of employers from a range of industries.

Accidents and injuries at work

  • Risk assessment
  • Clinical / environmental assessment, screening, immunisation
  • Prevention awareness and advice


  • Protect your employees from harmful exposures to workplace hardards
  • Screening to monitor immunity to harmful diseases
  • Protection against influenza

Health Surveillance

Examples of work place hazardous covered under health surveillance programmes provided by Solent:

  • noise or vibration
  • solvents and chemicals
  • dust and fumes
  • lead

Workplace assessments

  • Ergonomic assessment
  • Workstation assessments

Contact Information

0300 123 3392

Woolston Health Clinic, Woodley Road, Southampton, SO19 9DW

Opening hours

  • Monday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Special Notice
You can request a call-back from Occupational Health to answer any query you have. Alternatively, you can contact us by telephone for an informal chat, drop us an email or complete the enquiry request using the link above.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm.

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, with full access granted in January 2005.

The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.


Phone: 0300 123 3919

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.