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Dayone+ Early Intervention Service

How Our Dayone+ Early Intervention Service Can Work For Your Organisation. DayOne+ is our unique early intervention remote case management system for occupational health, that can support your business. If you are interested in learning more, we have answered some questions on the service below or contact our customer relationship team, led by Denis Weir, […]

Prioritising Employee Health as an Employer of Choice 

Prioritising Employee Health as an Employer of Choice  Executive Medicals – comprehensive health screening with Cognate Health As an employer, your people are a core capability, contributing to success within your organisation. Prioritising their physical and mental wellness brings mutual benefits. In an increasingly competitive landscape for talent and the focus on overall workplace wellbeing, your […]

Cognate Health Appoints Dr Raul Venegas Perez as Occupational Health Consultant in Dublin

  Cognate Health, has announced the appointment of Occupational Health (OH) physician Dr Raul Venegas Perez as OH Consultant. An experienced Occupational Health physician, Dr Venegas Perez has relocated from Spain to Dublin to fulfil the new role, bringing more than 15 years’ experience as a medical professional specialising in the area of Occupational Health. He […]

Official opening for our new Cork Clinic

We were delighted to welcome An Taoiseach Micheál Martin recently, to officially open our new state-of-the-art, sustainability led, Cognate Health Clinic in Ballintemple, Cork. The new clinic will enable us to further expand our progressive occupational health services and enhance the support we provide to employees in client companies. From the new Cork Clinic, we […]

Six ways to address anxiety and look after your mental health

Even before Covid-19, mental health was a serious issue for employee wellbeing while also greatly impacting absenteeism across businesses. The last two years has only accelerated the mental health crisis and, at a macro-level, greater aligned systems need to be put in place to address it. However, it is important to support and advise employees […]

Aviation medicals now available at our cork clinic

    Cognate Health is delighted to now offer aviation medicals, a specialist service that provides renewals and revalidations for pilots, cabin crew, air traffic control and flight service officers. This primary Cognate Health offering at the Elm Court clinic in Cork city will be led by Doctor Kieran Murphy. Doctor Murphy is a 330 […]

Long Covid Leading to Higher Sickness Absences

MARGARET KIRBY Policy makers, employers and occupational health and safety professionals need to prepare for the health impacts of long covid, which is affecting up to 1 in 10 people who have had Covid-19, is limiting employees’ ability to work and increasing absences. Long covid, or post-Covid 19 condition as it was recently named by […]

Cognate Health Appoints New Senior Medical Consultant

Cognate Health, the leading nationwide occupational health provider, has announced the appointment of Dr Shane Farrelly as its new Senior Medical Consultant in response to the company’s rapid growth. With over 30 years’ experience as an expert in international occupational medicine, Dr Farrelly will be responsible for providing health-related advice and expertise to clients navigating […]

Rapid Antigen Testing

After a long lockdown, the mood is rising in Ireland as restrictions are being lifted and Covid-19 vaccines are being rolled out. However, in order to reopen society safely, we are still going to need fast, reliable testing. As part of our Well at Work blog series, Dr Shane Farrelly, a Senior Consultant with Cognate […]

Managing Drug and Alcohol Misuse at Work

In the workplace, substance misuse is a challenging issue. As part of our Well at Work blog series, Cognate Health physician Dr Rozali Athanasaki discusses drug and alcohol misuse and what to know about workplace testing. MANAGING DRUG AND ALCOHOL MISUSE AT WORK Employees under the influence of alcohol or drugs pose a risk to […]

What the Government’s Plan Means Work Wise

Last week it was announced Ireland has moved from a short-term emergency response approach to a medium-term approach to managing risk.  Level 1 is work from home and attend work for specific business requirements and on a staggered attendance basis. Level 2 is work from home if possible. If you can work from home, you […]

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