Businesses & groups
I want to help as many people as possible and feel it is much more fun to do things with friends! I give presentations such as "Law's Little Lifestyle Wins" to groups who want to be healthier and happier. This is me sharing what I actually do now, as a reformed "fags and booze doc", and a busy, working mum, to improve my own health.
I offer talks on a wide range of health issues. For example, how to be healthier at work, increasing movement in an already busy day and simple tips to improve sleep. Food choices are key to well-being. I run workshops on topics such as weight management, how to increase fruit and vegetables, ultra-processed foods and blood sugar control. I can discuss the evidence about good relationships on health and how kindness affects our mind and body. I can cover specific health issues such as menopause, heart disease, diabetes, dementia and obesity.
I have a no-nonsense approach and speak in plain English. I try to avoid "wellness words" such as journey, authentic and resonate, which get on my nerves! I try and keep things interactive, light-hearted and fun, whilst still sharing important health information.
Fairness is one of my core values and I feel health should be for everybody, not just those who can afford to pay. I am keen to work with charities, the NHS, funders and other organisations, to make good quality, simple health information available to all. I tailor my talks to suit the group's interests, level of understanding and health needs. I want my sessions to be "for you & about you".
For the last 10 years, I have worked as an occupational health doctor with bus, taxi and lorry drivers. It is really hard to stay healthy when you are sitting on your bottom all day driving and working shifts. Sitting and shift work both increase the risk of common lifestyle illnesses such as heart disease, depression and diabetes. I am really keen to work with professional drivers to try and find realistic ways for you to stay healthy.
I would be delighted to work with employers to improve health and well-being in the workplace. I have recently given "Law's Little Lifestyle Wins" talk to a group of RAF executive officers, working in Cyprus, via Teams. 100% found the talk enjoyable, relevant and helpful.
I am training to be a CHIP facilitator. CHIP stands for the Complete Health Improvement Programme. This is an intensive lifestyle intervention. It involves online educational videos which you can watch at your own pace. Some packages include weekly group sessions for 10 weeks run by expert facilitators. CHIP started in America in 1986 and has helped tens of thousands of people worldwide. It has been running in the UK since 2019. In some places, CHIP is available on the NHS. CHIP is one of the best-researched lifestyle interventions with more than 40 scientific research papers written about it. Please see https://compasslifestylemedicine.org.uk/how-it-works/ for more information about CHIP in the UK.
NHS and health services
I have spent the last 15 years or so working as a GP in deprived inner-city Plymouth. I am passionate and angry about health inequalities. I am really keen to deliver lifestyle services within the NHS, through charities or other innovative options. If you are an NHS manager, commissioner, charity, or businessperson and feel you can help with this, then please please do get in touch. I would love to hear from you.
"Law's Little Lifestyle Wins" talk can be adapted to suit your group and occasion. I recently spoke at a girlie getaway break for medic mums. We ran a very successful afternoon of wellness, crafting and pampering experiences. I would be happy to put together a bespoke package for your group. What better way to celebrate a special occasion, than learning, in a relaxed and fun way, how to improve your health and happiness? Everybody knows about the link between orgasms and health right?
Sue's medical expertise, her understanding of mental health issues and her compassion are priceless
- Jacqui - Teacher