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Here for Health

Our Here for Health Centre is a Health Improvement Advice Centre for our patients, staff and visitors.

May 2020 - COVID-19 update

Here for Health is currently offering telephone and email support, and video calls via 'Attend Anywhere'.

Please call us on 01865 221429 or email hereforhealth@ouh.nhs.uk

We offer a range of support methods, to help people change their behaviour in order to:

  • manage their weight
  • give up smoking
  • reduce their drinking
  • become more active
  • eat a healthier diet.

Where to find support and information

We can offer you a consultation tailored 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 to help you access a variety of community services, and have referral pathways set up to make it as easy as possible to get involved.

This includes free weight management support, physical activity incentives and free smoking cessation support.

 

Contact us

John Radcliffe Hospital

Horton General Hospital

Churchill Hospital

For Oxford University Hospitals staff - referrals

For OUH staff - how to refer to Here for Health on EPR (pdf, 233 KB)

Our Here for Health team

Emma Hagues

Health Promotion Practitioner Advanced

Emma is a Health and Wellbeing Physiologist and a member of the Royal Society for Public Health. She was part of the initial team that set up and developed the Here for Health Centre in 2014.

Having previously worked for Nuffield Health she has a wealth of experience of assessing lifestyles and supporting behaviour change with a broad spectrum of individuals. Prior to working in health care Emma worked as a Trainer for Thames Valley Police, a Further Education Lecturer and as a Personal Trainer focusing on specialist populations, diabetes and weight management.

Emma Hagues

Kate Boys

Health Promotion Practitioner Specialist

Kate has a background as a midwife within OUH before moving into Public Health in 2015.

She completed an MSc in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health at the University of Bristol in 2016, which taught her skills in the promotion and maintenance of healthy behaviour change, based on current evidence and policy-relevant research, and how best to apply these to real-world settings.

Kate Boys

Natasha Regisford-Reimmer

Health Promotion Practitioner

Natasha is an experienced health professional with knowledge, skills and experience in sexual health, education and health promotion.

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 health; particularly health behaviours and methods that seek to reduce risks and promote healthy lifestyles.

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 a background in nutrition and has completed a Master of Public Health at the University of Sheffield. This has given Natnaree skills and knowledge in nutrition, health promotion and behaviour change.

Natnaree is passionate about nutrition and health improvement and enjoys working with individuals to support and empower them to make positive changes to their lifestyle.

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 in 2019, and has worked in roles across the Trust. She has also worked as a Health Advisor at South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) in a coaching and triage role - assessing patients' medical needs as part of the COVID-19 response centre.

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

 

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