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Here for Health

Our Here for Health team offers a free health and wellbeing support service for patients, staff and visitors.

We offer telephone and video call support via 'Attend Anywhere'.

You can contact us directly or ask to be referred during your appointment or stay at Oxford University Hospitals.

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About us

We focus on what matters to you and offer a range of support methods to help you plan for:

  • giving up smoking
  • becoming more active
  • eating a healthy diet
  • reducing alcohol intake
  • self-care for general wellbeing
  • managing weight.

We tailor your consultation to your individual needs, to make it as easy as possible to adopt small, sustainable and realistic lifestyle changes to improve your health and wellbeing.

We have a wide range of resources and can help you access a variety of community services, including free stop smoking and weight management support.

 

Contact us

Contact us

Our Here for Health team

Emma Hagues

Health Promotion Practitioner Advanced and Service Manager

Emma returns to her role in May 2022

Emma is a qualified Health and Wellbeing Physiologist and was part of the initial team who set up and developed the Here for Health Centre in 2014.

She has a wealth of experience in supporting individuals to self-manage their health and wellbeing.

When it comes to healthy lifestyles Emma is passionate about listening to what matters to people and supporting individuals to make the choices that are right for them.

Emma Hagues

Kate Blayney

Service Development Manager (Secondment until May 2022)

Kate completed her degree in Adult Nursing at Oxford Brookes University and specialised in Cardiac Nursing.

Kate is currently on a secondment from her role as Cardiac Rehabilitation Manager at the John Radcliffe Hospital. She also works within the Test of Competence Team at Oxford Brookes University.

Kate Blayney

Christine McBride

Health Promotion Practitioner Specialist
Christine has a background (BSc + MSc) in Clinical Exercise Physiology and previously worked in the OUH cardiac rehabilitation team.

She completed her Public Health Practitioner Registration in 2020 and is passionate about reducing health inequalities and empowering people to feel confident to make lifestyle changes to improve and support their health and wellbeing.

She also has interest in behaviour change strategies and the benefits of utilising these skills to optimise patient interactions.

Christine McBride

Natasha Regisford-Reimmer

Health Promotion Practitioner Specialist

Natasha has a background in sexual health and education.

She completed an MSc in Health Promotion Sciences at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2004 and since then has worked as a Sexual Health Advisor and Educator delivering health interventions to diverse populations in the UK and abroad.

She is passionate about building supportive relationships and environments that promote health for all; particularly those who experience barriers to healthful options.

Natasha Regisford-Reimmer

Mary Wilson

Health Promotion Practitioner

Mary has a background in psychology and has completed an MSc in Applied Human Nutrition at Oxford Brookes University.

The course equipped her with research skills in global nutrition and the implications for public health. Upon completion, Mary joined the Association for Nutrition as a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) and has experience working in Oxfordshire's community weight management service.

Mary is passionate about supporting individuals to take a holistic approach in making sustainable lifestyle changes.

Mary Wilson

Natnaree Kaewhin

Assistant Health Promotion Practitioner

Natnaree has completed a Masters Degree in Public Health.

Her background in nutrition and public health allows her to use her skills and knowledge of nutrition, health promotion and behaviour change to empower and support individuals to adopt and maintain sustainable healthy behaviours.

Natnaree Kaewhin

Eleana Lewis

Macmillan Health Promotion Support Worker

Ellie has a background in Nursing, completing her Diploma of Higher Education in Adult Nursing at Oxford Brookes University.

Ellie is passionate about supporting individuals holistically through their cancer journey and everything this encompasses. Alongside the medical care they receive, this includes educating and encouraging each individual to maintain healthy behaviours and make positive lifestyle choices.

She hopes to impact their physical and emotional wellbeing, before, during and after treatment.

Eleana Lewis

Jonathan Jenkinson

Smoke Free Project Lead

Jon has been working at OUH since 2013 and has a background in data analysis and reporting, as well as team management.

In his current role, he is responsible for helping to take forward and monitor the Trust's smoke free agenda.

Jonathan Jenkinson

Stoptober 2021

2021 marks Stoptober's 10 year anniversary and this year the Trust would like to really encourage anybody who is considering quitting smoking to give it a go this October:

Stoptober 2021 - Smoking Cessation