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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.

National Smile Month

In support of National Smile Month, Monday 16 May to Thursday 16 June 2022, Here for Health met with Oral Health Improvement Practitioners Charlotte and Sophie from Community Dental Services to bust some common oral health myths and misconceptions.

Community Dental Services meet Here for Health to crack common oral health myths - YouTube

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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.

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

Service Development Manager

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

Christine McBride

Health Promotion Practitioner Specialist (currently on Maternity Leave)
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

Catherine McNeill

Health Promotion Practitioner

Catherine has completed an MSc in Applied Human Nutrition. This wide-ranging course highlights the impact that lifestyle habits and environment, as well as nutrition and food choices, can have on personal and public health.

Catherine is fascinated by the effects that planning and the built environment can have on people's everyday decisions around travel and leisure activities. She is committed to enabling people to make conscious choices and decisions, thereby finding their way to become better versions of themselves.

Catherine McNeill

Amanda Morbey

Macmillan Health Promotion Support Worker

Amanda graduated with a first class BSc Nutrition degree from Oxford Brookes University in 2021. The course focused on evidence-based learning, and how to practically apply topics such as sport and exercise nutrition, behaviour change strategies, sustainable weight management and healthy eating at different stages of life.

Amanda is a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) with the Association for Nutrition.

Amanda is passionate about supporting people to access healthy and enjoyable lifestyle opportunities that work best for them.

Amanda Morbey

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
Last reviewed:26 May 2022