Workplace Health & Wellbeing are proud of our highly skilled and knowledgeable team. Much of our talent is "homegrown" enabling us to offer exceptional value for money through matching your business needs to a suitably qualified practitioner.

We adopt an approach where we work in partnership with employers to fully address the health and wellbeing needs of a workforce. As a result our services are personalised to each individual customer.

Our Medical Team

All our medical team have additional qualifications in occupational medicine and so are well placed to assess any work health concerns.

  • Dr Sean Holt MB ChB, MRCGP DOccMed
  • Dr Clare Shephard MB ChB, MRCGP (Dist 2001), PGCE(Healthcare/Med), DOccMed
  • Dr Robert Hardman MB ChB, MRCGP (Merit 2006) MFOM
  • Dr Bernadette Cant MBBS, DCH, DRCOH, FPCert, DOccMed
  • Dr Asha Simmons, MBBS, DLM, DOccMed, LLM, JP


Our Occupational Health Adviser Team

Our Adviser team is led by Hilary Winch who has over 20 years’ experience in occupational health nursing and has been recognised nationally for her skills and experience. Our nurse team is made up of qualified nurses and technicians who have additional training in relevant occupational health practices and skills. Our qualified nurses who have recently started in occupational health work under the guidance of our Senior Occupational Health Nurse Advisers.

The team undertake a range of activities including consultations regarding the impact of work health concerns as well as undertaking hazard based health screening, immunisation programmes and work place assessments.

The key senior members of our OHA team are:

  • Hilary Winch, RGN, Dip Occ Health – Head of Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Rachel Starling, RGN, Dip Occ Health Senior Nurse Adviser – NEBOSH, HAVS Practitioner OH Certificate in CBT skills
  • Eleanor Finch, RGN. BSc. Occupational Health – Senior Nurse Adviser
  • Karen Carpenter RGN, BSc SCPHN – Senior Nurse Adviser
  • Jayne Brown RGN, BSc SCPHN – Senior Nurse Adviser
  • Sue Pollett, RGN, SCPHN (OH)- Senior Nurse Adviser


Our Administration Team

Our Administration Team is led by our Operations Manager, Zoe Riches. Many of our team have worked within our department for several years and so are very familiar with our working practices, customer settings and can support your work health needs administratively.

  • Shomais Amedick
  • Susan Archer
  • Deborah Bargman
  • Janet Copping
  • Caitlin Cossey
  • Jo Eke
  • Fiona Forster
  • Cyndi Fullelove
  • Georgina Harvey
  • Martin Hinchcliffe
  • Clare Kerrison
  • Rebecca King
  • Suzanne King
  • Michelle Lowe
  • Hannah MacDonald
  • Julie Mayhew
  • Amy Metcalf
  • Lyndsey Middleton
  • Shirley Needham
  • Elaina Reynolds
  • Kate Schindler
  • Karen Smith
  • Anneliese Tooke
  • Elena Turner
  • Sue Waters

Our Business Team

Our Business Team comprises 3x senior team members; Kris Griffiths (Business Manager), Zoe Riches (Operations Manager) and Karen Warnes (dep. Business Manager).

Confidentiality & Consent

Workplace Health and Wellbeing currently operates an electronic and paper based database of occupational health records. It is responsible for the confidential storage of all OH electronic and paper based health records; please refer to our Privacy Policy to see how data will be processed.

Quality assurance

Workplace Health and Wellbeing maintain high clinical and professional standards through a rigorous programme of quality assurance and clinical governance. We regularly participate in a wide number of local, regional and national occupational health audits. All data in clinical audits remains anonymous, in line with national ethical standards.

Performance monitoring support

Workplace Health & Wellbeing ensures all customers are provided with the opportunity to access a wide variety of monitoring and performance reports. We believe successful service management is reliant on tailored KPI’s and robust monitoring tools, underpinned by good customer relationship management.

Our Business Manager monitors and reports on the contractual performance of our services at agreed intervals. Working alongside a nominated senior Occupational Health Adviser, they would be available to attend quarterly performance review meetings. This joint approach enables Workplace Health and Wellbeing to offer guidance on operational performance and clinical matters most effectively. With the use of the latest OH software system; e-OPAS, we are able to offer all customers total reliance on the monitoring and reporting of performance.

If you are unhappy with any aspect of our service, please do not hesitate to contact one of our business managers Kris or Karen by telephoning 01603 287035.