Tailored solutions from leading health and safety healthcare consultants that grow with your business 

Health and Safety in a Healthcare Setting

Here at The Health & Safety Dept, we understand that every healthcare business faces its own distinct set of challenges and obstacles. Implementing robust health and safety systems and procedures demands a deep understanding of your organisation, its operations, and the unique needs of your staff and premises. 

For more than two decades, we have delivered bespoke health and safety services to healthcare businesses throughout the UK. Our wealth of industry-specific knowledge enables us to identify and address a diverse range of risks in various professional environments. From accident investigations and COSHH compliance support to fire safety risk assessment and stress management training, our primary aim is to ensure the safety of individuals and help businesses meet legal obligations.

When it comes to managing health and safety in a healthcare setting, an unwavering attention to detail must be maintained at all times. Outsourcing your health and safety requirements not only guarantees legal compliance and superior effectiveness but also allows your internal staff to focus on their core responsibilities without the burden of managing complex safety protocols. 

How can The Health & Safety Dept help with Health and Safety in Healthcare?

No sector faces as much pressure as healthcare. Ensuring optimal patient care and outcomes relies on seamless operations and a secure environment, precisely the purpose of health and safety in healthcare. Given the numerous responsibilities on your shoulders and those of your staff, delegating the oversight of your health and safety to a reliable consultant is a prudent decision.

To discover further insights into health and safety in healthcare, along with the ways we can contribute to its enhancement, feel free to get in touch with The Health & Safety Dept team today.

The health and safety responsibilities of a care worker or healthcare professional are, of course, extensive. What’s more, the introduction of new, stricter legislation and regulations means that a sharp focus on consistency and quality must be maintained at all times. Of course, this is no small task, and for already busy healthcare professionals and managers, implementing such processes can prove incredibly stressful and time consuming.

The good news is that with professional assistance, risks can be effectively identified and reduced. Well-structured health and safety systems don’t just keep staff and patients safe, they facilitate the constant improvement of professional healthcare environments, processes and procedures.

Here at The Health & Safety Dept, we will work with you and your team to thoroughly understand the specific requirements of your healthcare business and premises. This allows us to deliver bespoke services that evolve with the needs of your healthcare business.

Who do we Provide Health and Safety Healthcare Solutions for?

Effective health and safety in facilities management relies on proper implementation. Done correctly, this will ensure the wellbeing of your premises, property, equipment and employees. Together, we will actively identify and intercept prominent risks within your working environment, ensuring that staff and visitors feel safe at all times. 

Our Health and Safety Healthcare Services

Health & Safety Healthcare Training

For your team to thrive, a mutual understanding of health and safety best practices is essential. Ensure your workforce are on the same page with our selection of online resources and in-person courses.

Mental Health & Wellbeing at Work

Good health and safety management should prioritise both the mental and physical wellbeing of healthcare professionals. From stress awareness and risk assessment to mental health first aid training, we’re here to ensure employees are properly supported.

Risk Assessments in Healthcare

  • Effective mitigation of workplace hazards requires a proactive approach. We’re proud to assist thousands of UK-based healthcare professionals with risk assessments and method statements.

    • Risk Assessments
    • Health and Safety at Work Act
    • Health and safety hazards in a hospital
    • Health and safety risks in a hospital
    • Health and safety sharp instruments in healthcare regulations


Health & Safety Services

From auditing and fire safety procedures to DSE and mental health policies, we offer expert health and safety management and guidance, designed to safeguard staff and patients.

Accident Investigations

Should an accident occur in the workplace, it is important that the proper channels are followed. We’re here to impartially support and investigate on behalf of healthcare professionals and businesses alike.

Management Systems & Projects

Effective preparation is often the difference between plain sailing and disaster. A systems-based approach to health and safety ensures your healthcare business is always one step ahead of risks. Discover how the introduction of strategic frameworks and performance audits can benefit you today.

Read what some of our clients have to say

Invaluable efficient service

When questions arise around health and safety, it’s comforting to know I have an expert on hand to help, I don’t have to go and research for the answer or take a guess, I simply pick up the phone and get the answers from the professionals, as The Health & Safety Dept are always available and always respond rapidly with tailored advice and support.”

Alan Sanderson, Safe Building Scheme 

A delight to work with

“We particularly value the friendliness and responsiveness of the service and are confident that we have protected our organisation from potential risks and liabilities in these important yet complex areas.”

Approachable and sensible

Two members of staff were very happy with the excellent First Aid training they completed last week. They found it very informative especially with the latest information about defibrillators. Thank you to The Health & Safety Dept.

Alba, Beverage Company

How we approach healthcare health and safety guidance and support

We understand the added pressure faced by professionals across the healthcare industry; when it comes to risk assessment and mitigation, effective preparation and watertight planning is imperative. Of course, implementing healthcare-specific policies and procedures requires an in-depth understanding of your organisation, industry and operations, not to mention significant time and commitment. In order to provide clients with comprehensive support, we take the time to understand their premises, workflow and staff.

With clear knowledge of your business and industry-specific legislation, we are able to guide, support and manage each and every one of your health and safety requirements. 

No matter the size or nature of your healthcare organisation, investing in high-quality health and safety management resources is a must. To discuss your business-specific requirements with one of our experts, get in touch.

The Health & Safety Dept are helpful

“They have helped us to ensure we are compliant with legislation and most importantly, that our customers and staff are safe on our premises. Their service is helpful, clear and reassuring.”

A delight to work with

“We particularly value the friendliness and responsiveness of the service and are confident that we have protected our organisation from potential risks and liabilities in these important yet complex areas.”

Excellent service

“I simply pick up the phone and get the answers from the professionals, as the health and safety department are always available and always respond rapidly with tailored advice and support.”

What can you expect from The Health & Safety Dept?

We take care of your business’s health and safety requirements so you can take care of your business. Get the peace of mind you need with the assurance that you’re keeping your team safe with professional health and safety guidance.

Why use us as your health and safety healthcare consultants?

We understand that, in the world of healthcare, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits all solution. That’s why our health and safety services are precisely tailored to best suit your requirements. Whether you’re a GP, veterinarian, chiropractor or care worker we’ll take the time to understand your business’ specific needs, ensuring that staff are safe and that your premises are compliant with relevant legislation at all times. 

We strive to provide healthcare businesses with services that are truly second-to-none. By choosing us as your health and safety partner, you’ll receive:

  • Bespoke health and safety advice, support and solutions as and when required.
  • A proactive and transparent approach to your businesses specific needs.
  • Flawless communication from a friendly team.
  • A plethora of training programmes and support, including mental health first aid training and stress risk assessment.
  • Acute risk assessment and mitigation services.
  • IOSH registered consultants.
  • Local support, with access to a national network.
  • Fixed fees and flexible payment options.

To discuss our full range of tailored solutions, get in touch with a member of our expert team.

Get in touch with The Health & Safety Dept and we’ll do the rest

Need help with an urgent issue?

You can email us on info@hsdept.co.uk, call us 0345 872 3639 or send us your query below.

We are on hand to help both existing and new clients. If you send us a message, we’ll call you back as soon as we can.

Pay monthly

Pay as you go

Safety solutions that grow with you

Subscribe to our newsletter

Office Address: The Health & Safety Dept, First Floor, 3 Brook Office Park, Emersons Green, Bristol, BS16 7FL | VAT Number: 900674738 | Registration Number: 06316590

Copyright © 2007 – 2019 The H&S Dept Ltd. H&S DEPT is a registered trademark belonging to The H&S Dept Limited.