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 […]

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, […]

Return to Work Safely

Guidelines For Businesses Returning To Work

Three Key Guidelines for Businesses Returning To Work Many workplaces are adapting to fully comply with public health protection measures. As part of our Well at Work blog series, Professor John Gallagher, Managing Director of Cognate Health, outlines his three key occupational health guidelines for businesses returning to work in the coming weeks. If you and your team […]

The Mental Health Challenge Of Covid-19

Recent studies show that people’s well-being is being negatively affected by COVID-19 crisis. As part of our Well at Work blog series, Professor John Gallagher, Managing Director of Cognate Health outlines how small steps can help overcome the mental health challenge from this pandemic.

Key Takeaways You Need To Know About The Return To Work Safely Protocol

Do you know how to adapt your workplace procedures and practices to fully comply with public health protection measures? Professor John Gallagher, Managing Director of Cognate Health, outlines his key takeaways about the Return to Work Safely Protocol. As businesses across the country re-open on a phased basis over the coming weeks and months, so […]

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