standard-title What we do

What we do

At Black and Banton we specialise in providing top quality services that aim to protect both your employees and your business. From occupational health to First Aid training we offer almost any service you’ll need.

The foundation of occupational health is keeping your workforce well enough to do their job. Your employees are your company’s most valuable resource, but often the most expensive too – especially when they are ill and unable to work.

To help businesses, we:

  • ensure that you employ staff who meet your capability criteria
  • help you fulfil your legal obligations
  • help you to manage sickness absence
  • organise health promotion activities
  • make sure that your staff experience dignity at work
  • help you reduce the risk of problems such as back pain, joint dysfunction and repetitive strain injury through our expertise in physical health


Find out more about how we can help your business…

Business hours

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: 0191 487 10 40

As a Dräger approved training partner, Black and Banton can help you to establish drugs and alcohol procedures as well as:

We use Alere and Dräger systems for precise, cost-effective and legally defensible drugs and alcohol testing that is virtually impossible to cheat.

We specialise in helping companies formulate their own drug and alcohol policies, and in training company representatives to test employees themselves. We also provide expert training in identifying drug and alcohol misuse within the workforce.

Find out more about our drug and alcohol services…

Example prices

Pre-booked drug test £40 Pre-booked alcohol test £15 Random drug testing £115 For Cause testing £140
Phone: 0191 487 10 40

Unlike many occupational health companies – who only diagnose health issues – we can also treat many physical health issues in-house.

Our comprehensive physical health services fulfil every requirement from prevention, through diagnosis and treatment to referral where necessary.

We can provide osteopaths, chiropractors or physiotherapists, either as part of an integrated occupational and physical health package or a stand-alone service, delivered alongside your existing occupational health provider.

This can be done at your business or, for organisations with a distributed workforce or without suitable premises, it is possible to refer staff to our clinic in Gateshead. This is a flexible, cost-effective process that allows you to refer individuals or groups of staff at times convenient for you.


Find out more about our physical treatment services…

Example prices

Osteopathic treatment From £30 Musculoskeletal assessment £90
Phone: 0191 487 10 40

Black and Banton can provide any vaccination an employee or member of the general public might need, including:

  • all travel vaccinations and medicines including malaria
  • Hep A, Heb B, Rubella, Chicken Pox, Diptheria, Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, Cholera, Whooping Cough
  • Tick-borne encephalitis
  • Japanese encephalitis and rabies

We are a registered Yellow Fever centre and also regularly organise company-wide flu vaccination programmes for the winter months.


Find out more about our vaccination service…

Example prices

Flu vaccination £9.50 Diptheria / Tetanus / Polio £35 Malaria £85 Yellow Fever £85 Hepatitus A and B £67
Phone: 0191 487 10 40

Black and Banton are a registered provider of an extensive range of training courses for both business and personal use. We can provide any course either at your premises or in our training room in Gateshead.

Our courses include:

  • First Aid At Work
  • CPR and AED
  • Paediatric & Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Health & Safety In The Workplace
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire Safety in the Workplace
  • Stress Awareness & Management
  • Infection Prevention and Control


Find out more about the training courses we offer…

Example prices

First Aid At Work From £175 per person (group of 12) Emergency First Aid At Work From £60 per person (group of 12) Emergency Paediatric First Aid From £40 per person (group of 12) Manual Handling (Objects or People) From £40 per person (group of 12) Fire Safety From £30 per person
Phone: 0191 487 10 40


Anyone can experience “life-crisis” issues at any point and become distracted and affected by experiences such as bereavement and loss, relationship and family difficulties, substance misuse, stresses at home or problems at work.

Counselling can help provide a sounding board for an employee, giving them a non-judgemental means to discuss issues of concern. Within this, our counsellors can help them find their own solutions to problems or develop better ways to manage issues and find a way forward.

Counselling often helps employees who are absent from work, and there is evidence that counselling support can accelerate the rehabilitation of an absent employee, saving your company money in the long term.

We can provide confidential counselling at our Gateshead clinic, over the phone or at a person’s workplace or home.

Speak to us about our counselling services…

Business hours

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: 0191 487 10 40