The Keogh Practice Occupational Health Services


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Doctors



Niall Macnamara, Geoffrey Plant, Malachy Coleman, Edward Grant

OH Nurses



Martina Stuart, Bridget Aylward, Rose Kelly, Ann McElroy

OH Admin Staff



Paula Mackey, Imelda Crowley, Siobhan Kavanagh



Occupational Health Services



The Keogh Practice was founded some 50 years ago and over the years has grown to become the largest provider of Occupational Services in the South East. We currently provide occupational health services to the largest private sector employer in the area – Bausch & Lomb, and until its recent closure provided both general practitioner and occupational health services to the employees of Waterford Crystal and their families. In addition we provide services to over 40 different companies in the South East.

Our Occupational Medical team is headed by Dr Niall Macnamara who is a Consultant Physician in Occupational Medicine having completed his specialist training in 2006. In addition we have two other doctors who hold licentiates in Occupational Medicine and have three occupational health nurses.

Occupational Health Services Provided Include The Following:

  • Pre-employment health assessments.
  • Fitness for work assessments.
  • Health surveillance.
  • Executive medical Screening.
  • Health promotion.
  • Routine Periodic screening.
  • Absence management services.

Pre-employment Health Assessments



We offer a comprehensive array of pre-employment health assessments to ensure that employees are fit to do the job which they are employed to do, these include height, weight, blood pressure, BMI, pulmonary questionnaire, full blood profile, hearing assessment including audiogram, eye sight examination, health questionnaire, full physical examination and drug screening upon request.

Fitness For Work Assessments



These are provided in the context of employees whose health is impacting on their ability to work or on whom their work is impacting on their health. This can manifest itself either in continuing or intermittent sickness absence or poor performance. Fitness for work assessments are also used in the context of changing jobs within an organisation. A fitness for work assessment may also be required under law e.g. fitness to drive, aviation medicals, etc.

Health Surveillance



Executive medical screening: – such screening includes a full physical examination, lifestyle analysis and review of personal & family medical history, routine serology, urinalysis, well-woman/man screening, exercise stress test, audiometry, pulmonary function testing, vision screening and fitness assessment. The screening takes approximately two and a half hours and after a consultation / review with the doctor, a comprehensive report / analysis is then issued.

Health Promotion: Routine Periodic Screening



Executive medical screening: – such screening includes a full physical examination, lifestyle analysis and review of personal & family medical history, routine serology, urinalysis, well-woman/man screening, exercise stress test, audiometry, pulmonary function testing, vision screening and fitness assessment. The screening takes approximately two and a half hours and after a consultation / review with the doctor, a comprehensive report / analysis is then issued.

Absence Management Services



A complete consultancy and advice service is available in relation to occupational injuries or long-term absences. When required, a full examination of any employee with an absenteeism problem can be carried out and a comprehensive written report is provided to the employer.

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