Work Capability Assessments

Be Certain before you act: Efficient, Safe and Effective Medical Assessment & Report

  • Analyse the issues, reporting to current HR & Employment Tribunal Standards
  • Investigate whether your employee is still capable of doing their defined job role
  • Advise you of any adjustments that may be made to accommodate employee health changes
  • Understand your business and the intention behind your instruction to Ryminster
  • Assessment of employees can be done onsite or at one of our Occupational Health clinics
  • Opinion of GP communicated verbally to you within 24 hours, Medico-Legal Report delivered in five working days

Every work environment is different, and for employers to ensure maximum productivity from their workforce whilst still discharging their duty of care to it’s employees, it is essential to ensure all staff are capable for their roles.

Whether in a factory, office, mobile or on site; in a manual, clerical or management position, every employee must be physically able for their role. An employee who is no longer performing in their role can be managed by a capability assessment.

Ryminster have combined medical and legal experience to understand what you ask of your employees; we understand the commercial need to manage capability quickly and effectively.

Ryminster Medico Legal Services provide independent occupational health reports which address the following key points: –

  • Translating the job description in the context of the work environment and applying this to the individual;
  • Assessing the employee both the physically and mentally;
  • Providing a clear, concise opinion on job capability – no ifs or buts;
  • Advising if there is any current or prospective disability;
  • Advising if the employee is disabled (see disability assessment);
  • Advising on workplace adjustments;

You will be able to clarify or discuss the content of the report with our expert so that you are entirely satisfied that the report addresses all the issues under. As an employer or from an HR position you will be able to promote the productivity of your workforce, sending a clear message to staff that they must be capable for the roles required of them.

Our occupational health reports are independent and are relied upon by HR managers, directors and, should a claim ever arise, solicitors.

Ryminster understand that managing productivity needs to be accomplished quickly and in a cost effective way. We are able to offer appointments at a variety of clinic locations or even at the workplace or employees home. Our reports are turned around quickly and above all will deliver a very clear opinion from both a medical and employment law perspective.

Each business is unique and this a general guide. If you have a specific question you would like us to answer, to book or make further enquiries either call us on 0871 704 2727, email occupation@ryminster.com, complete the how can we help request form on the right of this page or download a Pre Occupational Health Survey here.

Our prices start at £70+ VAT for a standard Pre-Employment Medical at one of our regional assessment centres. Reports are delivered within 5 working days of assessment although we will contact you immediately if there is a cause for concern.

in a red tie and tweed jacket Occupational Health Doctor Dr Grant Charlesworth-Jones

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Telephone: 0871 704 2727

Email: occupation@ryminster.com

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Occupational Health Testimonial

We have been very impressed with the service offered by Ryminster Medical Services.

They have been able to meet our need for our employees to have medicals required by our customers to work abroad offering a quick turnaround to allow us to meet our clients’ site requirements.

Simon Hale


MD, Vee Bee Filtration UK Ltd

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