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Meet the Stop Smoking Team

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OneLife Suffolk Staff Amy - Smoking Cessation & NHS Health Checks Service Manager

Amy

Smoking Cessation & NHS Health Checks Service Manager

Why did you want to join the team?

I am passionate about preventing cancer and smoking-related illness. I love working with the community and within public health.

What are your hobbies/passions?

I am fanatical about sausage dogs! I love walking with my cheeky pair of Dachshunds and making the most of the Suffolk countryside and coast.

What are your goals within your role?

I am here to secure longevity for the service to make sure OneLife Suffolk offer the best stop smoking service and Outreach NHS Health Checks screening programme we can. To help reduce health inequalities and reach out to those most in need. To help empower our clients to feel happier and healthier because of the great work and skills our teams provide.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Sue - Stop Smoking Practitioner

Sue

Stop Smoking Practitioner

Why did you want to join the team?

To continue my role as a Stop Smoking Practitioner. I have for many years supported people to make healthy lifestyle changes. It is so rewarding to see people achieve their goals to become non-smokers, and adopting other healthy lifestyle changes they make along the way.

What are your hobbies/passions?

In my spare time, I enjoy long walks in the countryside, yoga, and spending time with my family and friends.

What are your goals within your role?

Within my role, my goals are to support clients to become smoke-free. This support can not only include stopping smoking, but direct clients to other services within OneLife Suffolk, as they make further healthy lifestyle changes.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Jon - Stop Smoking Practitioner

Jon

Stop Smoking Practitioner

Hi I’m Jon. I have been a Stop Smoking Practitioner working in North Suffolk for eleven years.

When I’m not helping people to stop smoking, I work as a specialist fitness instructor, specialising in Cardiac rehabilitation.

I like the challenges that the Stop Smoking service brings. Every client is different and I have to be able to adapt accordingly and think outside of the box.   

When I’m not working I like to cook, watch sport and run.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Chris - Stop Smoking Practitioner

Chris

Stop Smoking Practitioner

What are your hobbies/passions?

Helping people improve their health that starts to improve days of them stopping smoking and financial and stop the addiction.

What are your goals within your role?

Always been passionate about helping and supporting clients to stop smoking. Makes my workdays go nice and quick!

OneLife Suffolk Staff Daisy - Stop Smoking Practitioner

Daisy

Stop Smoking Practitioner

Why did you want to join the team?

I wanted to return to the team as assisting people with their health and wellbeing has always been a passion of mine. Being able to support individuals to stop smoking and watch their health improve, such as COPD and preventing cancer is so incredibly rewarding.

What are your hobbies/passions?

I love to practice yoga and mindfulness and attend the gym. I also love spending time with my family and friends. I adore dogs, and cannot wait to get my very own puppy soon!

What are your goals within your role?

I am passionate about delivering a high quality and effective service that is person-centred and puts the client at the heart of the service. I would love to see the service grow and expand over time, and I would love to be a part of this journey making a difference to peoples lives every single day.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Guy - Stop Smoking Practitioner

Guy

Stop Smoking Practitioner

What are your hobbies/passions?

Botanical Artist / Yoga Instructor.

What are your goals within your role?

To get as many people as possible to stop smoking cigarettes.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Helen - Stop Smoking Practitioner

Helen

Stop Smoking Practitioner

What are your goals within your role?

To do the best I can to help our clients achieve their goal. Inspire and empower them to maintain their own achievements

OneLife Suffolk Staff Lia - Primary & Secondary Care Liaison Lead

Lia

Primary & Secondary Care Liaison Lead

Why did you want to join the team?

I have a background in Health Psychology & I am very passionate about helping people to achieve behaviour change and stop smoking. I joined the Stop Smoking Team at OneLife Suffolk because they gave me the opportunity to do just that! I love being able to support people to lead happier, healthier lives.

What are your hobbies/passions?

In my spare time, I play a lot of badminton and spend time with my friends & family (and cat!)

What are your goals within your role?

Within my role, I support Primary & Secondary Care settings such as GPs, Pharmacies & Hospitals to deliver Stop Smoking support and ensure that referrals to our Stop Smoking Service from these settings are robust. My main goal is to continue to support these valuable partnerships between Primary & Secondary Care settings and the OneLife Suffolk Stop Smoking Service, to ensure stop smoking support is as accessible as possible across Suffolk.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Stephen - Stop Smoking Practitioner

Stephen

Stop Smoking Practitioner

Why did you want to join the team?

To continue my path with helping others conquer addictions, achieve living a healthy lifestyle and help others live life to its fullest.

What are your hobbies/passions?

Football, I’m a football coach and FA referee. I also love to play. I also love movies/theatre.

What are your goals within your role?

I strive to become the best I can be within my role. To ensure that my team have the confidence and skills to deliver advice at a high standard to their clients. To Inspire and empower clients to maintain their own achievements.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Thomas - Stop Smoking Practitioner

Thomas

Stop Smoking Practitioner

Why did you want to join the team?

Had the opportunity to deliver a dream job!

What are your hobbies/passions?

Family, fishing, football and food.

What are your goals within your role?

I would like to make a sideways move to broaden my horizons and add strings to my bow by joining the team.