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Here for Health

What we do

Our Here for Health Centre is here for you to drop in, for information and advice on healthy living and how to reduce your risk of ill health.

We can also help you to access community services that will support you in improving your health.

Help, support and information are available to help you:

  • manage your weight
  • give up smoking
  • reduce your drinking
  • become more active
  • eat a healthy diet.

How to find us

Drop in for support to live a healthy lifestyle: no appointment necessary

Blue Outpatients, Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital

Where to find support and information

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General healthy behaviour change

Alcohol

Drugs

Healthy eating

Healthy weight

Mental health

Physical activity

Sexual health

Smoking

Oral Health

Oxfordshire Salaried Primary Care Dental Service

Oxford BioBank

Join Oxford BioBank and support research into diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

If you are aged between 30 and 50 and healthy, please contact us.

Tel: 01865 857284
Email: obb@ocdem.ox.ac.uk

www.oxfordbiobank.org.uk

Oxford BioBank

Who we are

When you come along to the centre you will meet:

Emma Hagues, Senior Health Adviser

Emma  HaguesEmma is a Health and Wellbeing Physiologist and a member of the Royal Society for Public Health. Having previously worked for Nuffield Health she has experience of assessing lifestyles and supporting behaviour change with a broad spectrum of individuals. Emma has also worked as a Trainer for Thames Valley Police, Further Education Lecturer and as a Personal Trainer focusing on specialist populations, diabetes and weight management.

Kate Boys, Health Adviser

Kate BoysKate has completed an MSc in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health at the University of Bristol which has taught her skills in the promotion and maintenance of healthy behaviour change based on current evidence and policy-relevant research. She previously worked as a midwife within the Trust and has a particular interest in Perinatal Mental Health and psychosocial interventions.

Kate Hutton, Assistant Health Adviser / Stop Smoking Adviser (Tuesdays to Fridays)

Kate HuttonOur smoking cessation specialist joined Here for Health in January 2016. She is funded by Solutions4Health to support OUH staff, patients and visitors who want to quit. Kate is trained in pharmacotherapy, smoking cessation during pregnancy and working with support groups, and can offer behavioural support, advice and counselling to help smokers achieve their goal.

We look forward to meeting you!

About Here for Health

What your local hospitals are doing to help promote your health

Oxford University Hospitals is committed not just to treat disease, but to improve people's health across Oxfordshire.

It isn't only our patients' health that's important to us; we have 11,500 staff members whom we would like to keep healthy as well - and we know that looking after our staff, physically and mentally, helps them look after our patients even better too.

Of course we can't do this alone - which is why Oxford University Hospitals is working with Oxfordshire County Council, and other local groups and organisations that share our goal of promoting health to our patients, visitors and staff.

OUH Here for Health newsletters and documents

Below, you can find a copy of the Here for Health Strategy and Action Plan that was approved by the OUH Trust Board, and our Consultation Document 2015/16.

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Contact us

Patients and visitors

You can email us at:

Or write to us at:

  • Public Health
    Executive Corridor
    Level 3, John Radcliffe Hospital
    Headley Way
    Headington
    Oxford OX3 9DU

Staff

You can email us at:

  • staff.wellbeing@ouh.nhs.uk
  • Centre for Occupational Health and Wellbeing
    John Radcliffe Hospital
    Headley Way
    Headington
    Oxford OX3 9DU

Further information

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