Occupational health and safety

The Occupational health and safety department provides confidential health care expertise for NHS Ayrshire & Arran staff. The department:

  • provides a first class advisory service, which supports the organisation’s compliance with statutory legislation, codes of practice and guidance, and its corporate drive to achieve best practice in all areas of service delivery;
  • provides a professional corporate advisory and training service on health and safety issues to all members of staff within NHS Ayrshire & Arran;
  • provides vetting and monitoring services for the health and safety performance of contractors operating on behalf of NHS Ayrshire & Arran;
  • delivers key occupational health programmes including operational activities such as pre-employment screening, immunisation, health promotion, health surveillance, and counselling; and
  • manages corporate processes for collection and reporting of data - for example, Emergency Department incident information or ill health statistics.

Contact details

Ailsa Hospital
Dalmellington Road
Ayr, KA6 6AB
01292 513071
University Hospital Crosshouse
Kilmarnock Road
Crosshouse, KA2 0BE


0800 085 0929

01563 827306