Occupational Health

Occupational Health is one of our specialist services that supports employee mental and physical wellbeing. It helps to keep our employees healthy and safe at work and manages any risks likely to impact work-related ill health.  

Innovate Healthcare

The University works in partnership with Innovate Healthcare an independent Occupational Health provider, to support employees, line managers and HR. Innovate Healthcare considers the occupational health, safety and wellbeing of all employees when making individual assessment and recommendations.

On this page you'll find information and guidance for employees and managers on the referral process and points for consideration when making a referral.



Staff briefing

For more information on Innovate and the service provided, watch our staff briefing.


Referral process

Involving occupational health at an early stage can help prevent work-related ill health, assist in supporting employees with chronic conditions and facilitate an early and sustained return to work. 

​Below you can access information and guidance for employees and managers on the referral process and what you need to do when making a referral. Note: University sign-on required to access files.

How to make a referral on INSight

You can make a referral to Innovate using the INsight portal. You can find information on how to do this below. 

How to access INsight​ 

For more detailed information on how to access the portal, watch the walkthrough below.  

Innovate contact details

You can contact Innovate in a number of ways. Call the manager support line, Monday – Friday between 9am and 5pm. Please call 0161 480 0448. You can also email a query to admin@innovatehmg.co.uk