CERN’s medical service can be found in Building 57 on the Meyrin site.
This service comprises:
The role of the Medical Service is to:
- Monitor the health of employed members of CERN's personnel and determine their fitness to carry out their work.
- Implement prevention measures with a view to safeguarding the physical and mental health of employees throughout their professional life at CERN (e.g. prevention campaigns, examinations in addition to those carried out during regular check-ups, ergonomics assessments, defibrillator training, etc.)
- Dispense primary care to anyone who comes to the infirmary with physical or mental health problems.
- Respond to medical emergencies, in collaboration with the relevant services (HSE-FB, SMUR) and in accordance with the agreements between CERN and its Host States.
- Monitor employed members of the personnel who are on long-term sick leave and facilitate their return to work or support them in the formalities leading to the recognition of disability (through the Joint Advisory Rehabilitation and Disability Board (JARDB)).
- Help to prevent occupational accidents and prevent and detect occupational illnesses among employed members of the personnel.
- Offer regular COVID-19 testing for people working on the CERN site.
- Contribute, via the Medical Service’s COVID helpline and TRAMED, to managing COVID-19 cases.
The Medical Service does not provide services to family members or pensioners.