Please be aware, NHS Employers has published temporary pre-employment check requirements for employers to follow during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please read the information available in our guidance section.
This standard outlines the requirements that NHS organisations should follow when carrying out a work health assessment on a candidate.
Download the work health assessments standard
There are six employment check requirements that employers must undertake as part of their recruitment processes. See further information on the employment checks section
of this website.
Further useful information
Read a full summary of recent updates in our understanding the updates at a glance document.
More background information about the purpose of the standards, who they apply to, how to meet compliance, avoiding discrimination can be found on the employment check section of our website.