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Why Choose EMedHx?

EMedHx are your Corporate Healthcare Specialists, where all employment services are readily accessible. Our team of healthcare professionals offer a comprehensive range of employment related services located all under one roof.

A focus on occupational health

We assist employers in all areas of workplace related employment medicals which includes

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Injury same day

We understand the urgency for an injured worker to have quality medical care and that is why we offer same day professional medical diagnosis, treatment and ongoing support...

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Onsite Medical services

EMedHx offers the services of well-trained onsite medical professionals who are supported by the ErmedH administrative team...

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EMedHx works with employers in relation to prospective employees for pre-employment assessment to determine whether the candidates are fit for their proposed role.

What will happen during the pre-employment examination?

The main component of the pre-employment examination includes a questionnaire about the candidates medical history, as well as other medical tests that may be required by the employer such as:

  • Drug and Alcohol screening
  • Functional Assessments
  • Audiometry
  • Lung Function test
  • Electrocardiograph (ECG)
  • Pathology and
  • Vaccinations

This is to ensure that the employee is fit for the required role.

A standard pre-employment includes, not limited to:

  • Height, weight, Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Vision Tests (near, distance and colour)
  • Cardiovascular examination (heart check, blood pressure, pulse)
  • Doctor Musculoskeletal assessment
  • Examination for hernias and other abdominal abnormalities
  • Urinalysis for diabetes and disorders of the internal organs
  • Respiratory examination (chest sounds)

Other comprehensive pre-employment medical assessments may include not limited to:

  • Audiometry
  • Electrocardiograph (ECG)
  • Spirometry Assessment (lung function test)
  • Drug and alcohol testing (instant or laboratory)
  • Functional Capacity Assessments
  • Work-related vaccinations
  • Corporate travel
  • Psychological Services
  • Imaging referral services
  • Blood Pathology Services
  • Occupational Health Surveillance (e.g. Asbestos)



Team Members


Health Partners

What we do

We can offer a wide range of services to help provide a complete all-round solution including:

Onsite Medical Services

EMedHx provides a well-trained onsite medical professionals team and administrative support staff that can understand your occupational health and safety requirements and experienced in delivering services in all kinds of challenging environments.

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Pre-Employment Medical Assessment

Pre-employment medicals ensures that the potential employees are suitable for the role and protect them from harmful work environments.

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Injury Management

A holistic approach for injured workers that ensures an optimal outcome for both the employee and employer.

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Drug and Alcohol Screening Services

Implementing a drug and alcohol-screening program can add to a positive health, safe and productive workplace.

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Commercial Vehicle Driver Medicals (Taxi, Bus)

To ensure that all commercial drivers are medically fit as per commercial driving guidelines.

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Fitness to Drive Heavy Haulage Trucks

To ensure that all drivers are medically fit to drive.

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Allied Health Services

A broad range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, and direct health services to ensure a comprehensive assessment is provided to all candidates.

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Flu Vaccination

Implementing a corporate flu vaccination can protect your workplace health.

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Occupational Vaccinations

A holistic approach to infection control to protect your employees.

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Corporate Travel

To ensure the health and wellbeing of your employee is protected and managed pre and post deployment.

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The EMedHx team is comprised of professional healthcare practitioners and staff experienced in the development and execution of medical services, ensuring our clients a quality medical care, diagnosis and treatment.

Dr Meredith Blackmur

Medical Advisor

Dr Meredith has a special interest in occupation medicine and workplace rehabilitation. With a background in physiotherapy. She also performs a wide variety of pre-employment health assessments, including road traffic medicals for commercial drivers, Rail Worker Safety Assessments and Travel / Vaccination medicals.

Dr Sandeep Sunkaraneni

Medical Advisor

Dr Sandeep holds the qualification for Short Certificate in Occupational Medicine at Monash University (completed March 2020). His main aim is to provide excellent service to employers and workers, aiming for a swift resolution to injuries, and to provide excellent solutions for occupational health monitoring and work-related medical assessments. In addition, he is a nationally accredited health professional for Rail Medicals.

Dr Nik Manassiev

Medical Advisor

Dr Nik has been a GP for 20 years. He has a special interest in occupational medicine and workplace rehabilitation. Dr Nik performs a wide variety of occupational health assessments, including pre-employment medicals and is also an accredited health professional for rail medicals.

Dr Sujith Kamath

Medical Advisor

Dr Kamath has over 10 years experience in corporate health. He has worked in with larger Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed companies and Small to medium enterprises (SME) over many years.

He is also an experienced VMO at Queanbeyan Hospital. He undertakes all pre-employment medicals and is involved in workplace injury.

Dr Amber Rafique

Medical Advisor

Dr Ambar Rafique has special interest and expertise in occupational and corporate health assessment. She does work fitness assessments, pre employment medicals, executive health assessments and management of workplace injuries.

Mohan Mirpuri

Dr Mohan Mirpuri

Medical Advisor

Dr Mirpuri is a member of the Australian & New Zealand society of Occupational Medicine. He has worked in Occupational Medicine for over 15yrs, working with Large (ASX-listed Companies) and Small to Medium Enterprises (SME). He conducts various medicals, provides advice to individuals and companies regarding health issues, and is actively involved in assisting Companies manage their compensable and non compensable injuries. He can also be contacted to discuss your companies needs in managing your Occupational Health requirements.

Corporate Manager

Lida Southwell

Corporate Manager

Lida Southwell is the Emedhx Manager and boasts more than 20 years of Management and operational experience within the corporate health industry. As a seasoned Manager, Lida is passionate about advancing Corporate Health Medicine and continues to educate and update her skills to ensure her knowledge of corporate health remains current.

Medical Practice Assistants

Amber Clark

Medical Practice Assistant

Cathy Rogers

Medical Practice Assistant

Kate McAllister

Medical Practice Assistant

Corporate Receptionists

Jodie Miller

Corporate Receptionist

Corporate Nurses

Aashna Chapagain

Aashna Chapagain

Corporate Nurse

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is pre-employment assessment?

    A pre-employment assessment is a medical assessment in order to determine whether a candidate meets the medical and physical requirements for the role they are applying for. It is also to determine and identify any kind of potential work place limitations that may need addressing in the workplace before the candidate can commence.

  • Yes EMedHx can facilitate this for most employment groups

  • The main component of the examination will be

    • Completion of a questionnaire about the candidates medical history,
    • The candidate will then be seen by one of the Corporate Medical Practice Assistants who may require further job-specific functional capacity testing such as
    • Height, weight, Blood Pressure and eye testing which includes colour vision, and Urinalysis
    • other medical test as required by the employer I.e. Audiometry
    • the employee will then see a medical practitioner to complete the medical and finalise the assessment.
  • These assessments takes about a minimum of 30 minutes but may vary in length depending on job-specific requirements.

    Sometimes your assessment may involve going to more than one location and be delivered by our health partners.

  • Each candidate must bring a driver’s licence or any other photo identification. If the candidate wears spectacles, contact lenses or has hearing aids, they need to also bring them to the appointment.

  • Candidates should ensure that they wear comfortable non restrictive clothing on the day of their assessment as well as comfortable and appropriate footwear.

  • All candidates to arrive on time for their appointment.

    Bring appropriate ID, glasses and hearing aids

    Ensure you put aside enough time to complete the entire assessment.

    Please note :The time required will range from 30 minutes (minimum) to four hours for more extensive assessment.

  • EMedHx has a strict medical privacy policy with regards to collection and dissemination of personal medical information. Therefore, as these medicals have been booked and paid for by your perspective employer, copies of these medicals will not be provided to candidates unless approved by the employer.

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1B-16 Napier Close, Deakin ACT 2600


+61 2 6122 3773

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