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Introducing Mariners Medical Corporate Wellness Program

September 7, 2017

 

Mariners Medical is excited to introduce our new Corporate Wellness Program to the Central Coast.

 

Over 11 million Australians spending an average of eight hours per day in their workplace. Not surprisingly, the workplace is a key setting in which to establish healthy habits to promote wellness and vitality.

 

Recent studies indicate that healthy Australian employees are likely to be almost three times more productive than their unhealthy colleagues. At Mariners Medical we believe that health, happiness, and productivity at work are directly related, and we are inviting local businesses in the community to cultivate all three areas through the Mariners Medical Corporate Wellness Program.

 

Some facts about health and wellness in the workplace:

  • The cost of absenteeism in Australia is estimated at $7 billion each year, while presenteeism — defined as not fully functioning at work because of a medical condition — was recently estimated to cost the economy more than $34 billion a year.

  • A workplace’s healthiest staff are almost three times more productive than its unhealthiest staff

  • Australian workers are losing more than three days each year because of workplace stress.

  • Workplace stress is costing the Australian economy $15 billion per year.

  • Depression causes 1 in 5 people to work at 40% capacity

  • Obesity results in an average work impairment of around 14%

 

Mariners Medical- providing high quality health care

Conveniently open 7 days and located at 1 Bryant Drive, Tuggerah (across the road from Bunnings) in the Mariners Centre of Excellence Building, Mariners Medical cares for patients of all ages, across all categories, providing treatment options, advice and education on health care. Mariners Medical pride themselves on delivering ‘high quality health care’ within a family practice setting and ensure they are open extended hours to care for sporting injuries on the Central Coast.

 

Everything under the one roof

The Mariners Centre of Excellence site provides the local community with:

- a state of the art, fully equipped medical facility and services hub

-GPs, Specialists, radiology by Coast Medical Imaging, Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, Jimmy Gs café and more.

 

Mariners Medical are now inviting a select number of local businesses to sign up to the Mariners Medical Corporate Wellness program.

 

Mariners Medical helping to keep your employees healthy, engaged and productive.

 

Services available to employees under the program:

  • Priority appointment booking

  • Pre-Employment Medicals (including urine drug screen)

  • Workers Comp & rehabilitation

  • Flu and travel vaccinations

  • Audiology

  • Spirometry

  • ECG

  • Pathology

  • Discounted allied health services

  • Onsite educational sessions

  • Health resources

As part of the program we are pleased to be able to offer our corporate members discounted allied health services. Open 6 days on the 1st Floor, Coast Sport provides Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, and Massage Therapy. Coast Sport is the leader in provision of World Class Allied Health & Sports Medicine services to Central Coast communities and is offering a 10% discount for services for corporate members. Podiatry services are also bulk billed under an EPC scheme.

 

Wellness in the workplace is proven to help improve employee retention and productivity as well as reduce absenteeism and cost and frequency of worker’s compensation.

 

If you are interested in finding out more about the program and in keeping your team happy and well, a Mariners Medical representative would be delighted to make a time to visit your premises and discuss the program further or alternatively we would love to take you on a tour of our medical facilities.

 

Please contact us on 43562555.

 

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