West Sussex County Council increases healthcare provision

West Sussex County Council has appointed Atos Healthcare to provide a range of health services for its 22,000 employees and support a further 5,000 employees working at its partner organisations.

Under a three-year partnership, staff will be provided with a range of on and off-site services that will include pre-employment, management referrals, vaccinations, health promotion and the appropriate support for Fire and Rescue teams. In addition, the local authority will also work with Atos Healthcare to identify approaches to managing absence.

A statement from the Council said: “West Sussex County Council is committed to promoting the health and wellbeing of our employees and providing a supporting framework to reduce lost time due to sickness absence.”

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