Medicals for Overseas Workers

Pre-assignment Medical

Adults (16+) 60 minutes

Suitable for staff and volunteers going to work overseas for one year or more.  It provides a comprehensive medical, tailored to the individual, providing reassurance of fitness for placement in the anticipated role and location.  It involves review of any current mental or physical health issues, health screening to reduce the risk of potential problems and country specific health preparation and advice.  Recommendations will be made if specialist follow up is required.

Core blood tests are included in the cost in Scotland.  A small charge is required for core blood tests in Ireland.  Additional tests, blood grouping, ECG, chest x-ray, vaccinations or medications are charged separately if required.  Details can be found in our full price list.

Following your medical you will receive a full report including test results and any recommendations made.  Your Agency or employer will receive a letter of recommendation regarding your fitness for deployment.

£210

 

Children 45 minutes

Taking place in our family friendly environment, this medical is relevant for children accompanying parents on longer term overseas assignments (1 year or more).  We offer time with an experienced doctor to assess any developmental or emotional indicators of concern and to consider country specific preventative health measures, vaccinations and medications for your child.  Recommendations will be made if specialist follow up is required.

Blood grouping may be advised.  Other tests are dependent on age and any clinical concerns.  Core blood tests are included in the cost in Scotland.  A small charge is required for core blood tests in Ireland.  Additional blood tests, blood grouping, vaccinations or medications are charged separately if required.  Details can be found in our full price list.

Following the medical you and your child will receive a full report including test results and any recommendations made.  With your consent, a letter of recommendation is sent to your Agency or employer, if appropriate, regarding the fitness of your child.

£130

 

Mid or Post-assignment Medical

Adults (16+) 90 minutes

This thorough medical assessment is tailored to those returning home in the middle or at the end of a long term assignment (over 1 year). It aims to detect and address any health issues that may have arisen during placement, promoting ongoing physical health and resilience. Time is given to address concerns you may have. Recommendations will be made if specialist follow up is required.

Core blood tests are included in the cost in Scotland. A small charge is required for core blood tests in Ireland. Additional tests eg stool and urine testing, tropical screening etc will depend on clinical concerns, age and placement location. Vaccinations or medications are charged separately if required. Details can be found in our full price list.

Following your medical you will receive a full report including test results and any recommendations made. Your Agency or employer will receive a letter of recommendation regarding your fitness for re-deployment or at the end of overseas service.

£240

 

Children 60 minutes

Taking place in our family friendly environment, this medical is intended for children returning home with their parents in the middle or at the end of long term assignment. It is tailored to the age of the child and location/environment they have been living in. It aims to detect and address health issues that may have arisen overseas along with any concerns you may have. Recommendations will be made if specialist follow up is required.

Core blood tests are included in the cost in Scotland. A small charge is required for core blood tests in Ireland. Additional tests eg stool and urine testing, tropical screening etc will depend on clinical concerns, age of your child and placement location. Vaccinations or medications are charged separately if required. Details can be found in our full price list.

Following the medical, you and your child will receive a full report including test results and any recommendations made. With your consent, a letter of recommendation is sent to your Agency or employer, if appropriate, regarding the fitness of your child.

£180

 

Medical Check-up 30 minutes

Geared to those returning from short term assignments (less than 1 year) this short medical addresses specific health issues such as schistosomiasis or stomach problems. Any tests carried out will be specific to the clinical concern. Separate charge may be necessary for certain tests. Details can be found in our full price list.

£120

 

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