Health

   
   

Schemes and Plans

We have a range of schemes, from discounted private medical insurance to health cash plans, to help you budget for medical costs. These are arranged through independent brokers authorized by the University.

For cash plans, contact Westfield Health. Applications should be made online using the code DPXJ and cover can be paid directly from your salary. Alternatively, contact the helpline on 0845 602 1629.

For comprehensive private medical insurance, our healthcare consultants, Xafninity Consulting, can provide details of our scheme with BUPA which offers discounts.

Call the helpline on 0207 469 1953 for more information.

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Health and welfare facilities

Counselling Service
 

The Counselling Service is a free service offering confidential, professional help with personal, emotional or mental health problems.

 
The University of Nottingham Health Service - NHS
 

The University's Health Service is based in Cripps Health Centre, which also contains a dental practice, occupational health and a Boots pharmacy. For more information on the services offered and how to register, go to The University of Nottingham Health Service webpage. 

 
Dental Practice
 

The University has a dental surgery on University Park campus, providing a wide range of dental services.

 
Eyesight Tests
 

We have teamed up with Boots opticians to offer free eyesight tests for users of display screen equipment.

 
Harrassment Advisers
 

We are committed to maintaining an environment where harassment is unacceptable. Trained volunteers are available for staff to provide confidential support and assistance to anybody who is concerned about bullying or harassment.

 
Mediation
 

Mediation is a useful way of resolving workplace conflict informally. We have professionally trained staff mediators who are able to help you work through any problems.

 
Occupational Health Service
 

The University of Nottingham's Occupational Health Provider is Industrial Diagnostics Company, known as IDC, a leading UK provider of health surveillance and statutory health surveillance services. Occupational Health provide independent specialist medical advice to employers and employees on the relationship between work and health, e.g. managing medical conditions to remain at work, return to work or managing a disability.

 

 

Sick Pay Scheme 

We offer generous and competitive sick pay, which increases with your length of service, as well as considerable support to all staff in times of sickness and personal difficulties. For more information, see the Sickness Absence webpage.