The Workplace Wellbeing clinical team and governance advisory panel is provided by Specialist Practitioners from all fields and disciplines of health care including Physicians, Psychologists, Nurses, Therapists, and Welfare officers, all of whom provide clinical input, advice, and training.
Our highly skilled team, together with our governance advisers are an integral part of all Workplace Wellbeing contracts and even when not directly involved in providing a service to the client, advice and support from all members of the panel is readily available.
Danny is a highly experienced occupational health adviser with specific skills in complex work station assessments and sickness absence case management. Danny also has considerable experience in advising employers on compliance to specific legislation such as the Disability Discrimination Act and the Health & Safety Act. A registered mental health Nurse, Danny also brings a wealth of knowledge relating to the management of psychological support in the workplace.
Siân is an Occupational Health Advisor with a wide variety of experience ranging from food production to call centres to retail although the majority of her OH experience (and her preference) is in manufacturing especially in high risk areas. She particularly enjoys working closely with health and safety professionals to ensure that there is health in health and safety and she has the NEBOSH general certificate in health and safety. She has a professional background in general and acute medicine and so carries an interest in condition management and health promotion into her work in Occupational Health. Thoroughly committed to lifelong learning Siân is currently studying for an MSc in Workplace Health to add to her Diploma in Occupational Health and she is a regional director for the professional body the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (UK).
Carolyn is a Specialist Occupational Health Advisor with a wide variety and longevity of experience, ranging from manufacturing and engineering to research establishments, travel health and the Oil and Gas industry. The majority of her OH experience is in health surveillance and sickness absence advice. She particularly enjoys working closely with managers to ensure they understand their commitment to the health and safety of their employees. She has a professional background in acute trauma and so carries an interest in rehabilitation and ill health prevention into her work in Occupational Health. Thoroughly committed to professional networks, Carolyn is a nurse member of the International Association of Physicians with Overseas Service (IAPOS) and she has been a deputy regional director for the professional body, the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (UK).
Sally has an Occupational Health (technician) diploma and is accredited to carry out Audiometry, Spirometry, Vision Screening and DSE Assessments. She has a great deal of experience, working within a wide range of industries and environments.
Sally also holds a degree in Complementary Therapy with a diploma in Sports Massage. Highly experienced in the delivery of workplace massage, and providing therapeutic intervention in response to musculoskeletal injuries, Sally also supports the Workplace Wellbeing team with advice on responding to musculoskeletal problems within the workplace.
Occupational therapy can play an important role in injury management & rehabilitation, injury prevention and training and can be a significant support in supporting employees return to the workplace following injury or illness. Sue is a highly skilled occupational therapist with a particular interest in treating injuries sustained to the hand and/or wrist.
Gareth was an operational fire-fighter for the London Fire Service for over nine years. During this time he was directly responsible for incident ground risk assessments and crew health and safety. Gareth has extensive experience in fire safety, health and safety, and risk management, and this is further complemented by academic and occupational qualifications in Hazard and Disaster management, Business Continuity Management (BCI accredited) and Emergency Planning.
While a Police Detective with the National Crime Squad (NCS), Julian held the post of Secretary for the NCS Police Federation. When the NCS became part of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) Julian engaged with the Home Office in negotiating Terms and Conditions, and was also invited to take a position on the committee for the SOCA Benevolent fund, a fund set up to ensure staff had access to appropriate rehabilitation facilities. Now retired, Julian’s role within Workplace Wellbeing is to ensure the smooth implementation of new contracts, together with specific management of several public sector tenders.
Kevin has had a varied scientific background, studying Biological Sciences at Plymouth, majoring in Marine Biology. Unfortunately there are few opportunities to be the next Jacques Cousteau, so he diversified into organic chemistry, working for Sigma Chemical Co. producing novel natural products including human DNA purification and specialising in Lectin purification from various sources including Ricin (castor bean) & mistletoe toxin. Subsequent diversification resulted in transferring to microbiology as a lab technician specialising in UKAS Legionella analysis and drinking water microbiology. Progression within this field culminated in running a UKAS laboratory. Site visits for Legionella L8 risk assessment and indoor air quality (L24 & IAQ) prompted a requirement for post graduate training and subsequent gain of the Certificate in Occupational Hygiene and the award of licensed occupational hygienist, where he left the laboratory world and has been practising for the last 12 years, giving advice and testing in Legionella risk assessment (L8), indoor air quality (IAQ), air-handling unit assessment (L24), noise (L108), dust & solvent monitoring, asbestos, thermal comfort, thermal stress (WBGT), local exhaust ventilation (14 Month) (HSG54), clean room particulates and light.
Alan is an expert in the management of people within organisations.
He has worked with organisations of all sizes across a range of business sectors. Recently he has carried out senior HR roles with Tarmac, O2 and Scottish Provident.
Alan is skilled in the art of clear communication. He is equally at home in the Board Room or on the Shop Floor and has a talent for getting to the roots of issues, especially people issues. Practical, real world solutions, which comply with legal requirements while recognising organisational needs, are his speciality.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development. Passionate about the development of HR people, he has played an active part in the Institute as a Branch Chair and an External Examiner. He has presented on a range of people management subjects at conferences, public courses and to professional groups.
Alan is now an independent practitioner, providing people management services to small and medium-sized organisations.
Prior to retirement, Heulwen worked in higher education as a Senior Lecturer teaching health psychology and related subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students. She has experience in the validation and moderation of higher education programmes both home and overseas and was an external examiner. Heulwen holds a BSc in Psychology, MSc in Interprofessional Studies in Health, Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy and is a qualified teacher and Member of the British Psychological Society.
A former Chief of Staff to the Director-General Army Medical Services in the UK, John is an accredited consultant in occupational medicine with postgraduate qualification in aviation medicine. He is now Medical Director of CJ HealthWorks Ltd. He is also the Medical Director of the Society of Occupational Medicine, the learned society for occupational physicians.
Dr. Israa Siddig is currently an Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist working in London. Israa is a keen advocate for improving the health of women and children, especially in deprived areas, and educating and implementing skills in women to empower themselves and those around them.
Her interests and expertise centre around pregnancy and childbirth, Urogynaecology, as well as education in the provision of family planning, sexual health and emergency obstetrics.
Israa is also Co-Founder of The Beautiful World Foundation, a humanitarian endeavour committed to creating sustainable solutions for developing regions, in education, health and agriculture, through the medium of film.
Marc is a counselling psychologist accredited with the British Psychological Society (BPS). He has extensive experience in the areas of trauma management services, general counselling services, training and development, mentoring, health education programmes, occupational appraisals and psychological assessments. Director of ‘The Human Perspective’, Marc is responsible for the external psychological governance within Workplace Wellbeing.
Brenig DaviesPrior to retirement Brenig was a Further Education College Vice Principal. His career in education included teaching in University College Cardiff and as a Development Officer in the Government’s FE Unit. Currently, he serves on several educational boards as a Governor, covering primary, secondary and further education. He is also a Director of a Wales examining body. In addition he is an Assessor for the Association of Colleges Beacon Awards and a Reader for the Further and Higher Education Queen’s Awards.
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