How often should I visit my dentist?

Whether you visit a NHS or private dentist, be guided by their advice, but a regular yearly visit is recommended. If you have poor dental health you will be advised to visit more often. Drugscope are here to keep you safe. What is your dental medical history? Your medical history […]

Professional Teeth Whitening

Over the years organic minerals and compounds from foodstuffs, liquids and in some cases tobacco settle into the millions of pores located on the surface of the teeth enamel, as these compounds build up discolouration of the tooth enamel occurs. There are two types of staining: Extrinsic staining appears on […]

Helping people back to work

Helping People Back to Work For many getting back to work is a struggle. Some people have made mistakes, some have been ill; some simply lost their way but have been written off. OSHS Ltd offers a programme working alongside training companies and job centre to help people get back […]

Personal Track Safety

Personal Track Safety: What you need to know Personal Track Safety (PTS) is a system of safer working practices employed within the United Kingdom designed to ensure the safety of railway workers who have to work on the lineside. PTS ensures that rail workers are aware of their surroundings so […]

Personal Track Safety | Medical Requirements

Personal track safety medical requirements

Below is a summary of the Medical Fitness Standard required for Personal Track Safety, which all successful candidates will be required to take upon offer of a place in this event. If you would like to suggest any other medical checks, please contact us. Vision (Eyesight) Distance vision at least […]

Personal Track Safety | Drugs & Alcohol

Personal Track Safety: Drug and Alcohol Test Any allegations of drink and drug abuse in the railway industry are of concern. Train Drivers, Guards, Conductors, Shunters, Signallers, Permanent Way workers and all other Safety Critical staff and their employers are subject to the Transport & Works Act which make it […]

Vision Screening & VDU Testing

Vision Screening and VDU Testing The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 992 implement an EC Directive and came into effect from January 1999 (some small changes were made in 2002). The Regulations require employers to minimise the risks in visual display unit (VDU) work by ensuring that workplaces […]


Vaccinations Vaccinations are a great assistance in helping you to travel safely and give some protection. However it is important that you still take care with food, drink and personal hygiene. In addition, some countries have adopted HIV/AIDS-related entry restrictions. Travellers with HIV should consult their GP for a detailed […]

Travel and Vaccination

Travel and Vaccination Services OSHS is delighted to have joined MASTA to offer medical advise and services for travellers abroad and become a MASTA travel clinic in Ayr. The Medical Advisory Services For Travellers Abroad, or MASTA, is a global advisory service established over 20 years ago.В By joining forces, we […]

Drug Misuse

What is Drug Misuse? Drug misuse is the use of illegal drugs and the misuse, whether deliberate or unintentional, of prescribed drugs and substances. Is It My Concern? Yes. Drug misuse can be a serious problem for both misuser, the business where they work and often for their co-workers. Successfully […]