Dr Annabel Bentley, Chief Medical Officer at AXA Health, leads a team of doctors to provide expert medical advice and governance.
Feelgood Health hint: “Connecting with others is a really important part of good mental health. Whether it’s spending time with family and friends (virtually, or in person), or taking your four-legged best friend for a walk, it’s a simple way to relax and calm your mind.”
Sarah has a passion for women's health issues, and is always keen to empower others to improve their health. Sarah advises that finding a healthy work/life balance is key to living a happy, fulfilled life and that introducing small steps into your everyday can help form habits that lead to a healthier you.
Feelgood Health hint: “I’m a qualified cheerleading coach, and can highly recommend it as a fun, sociable way of getting Feelgood Healthy.”
With 30 years’ experience in the UK healthcare arena (both public and private), Eugene provides thought leadership for AXA Health and is our Mental Health Consultancy Lead. He regularly provides health and wellbeing consultancy and training services to major employers around the world, including stress, resilience, work life balance, policy development, crisis management and business continuity.
Raj’s background is in the science of nutrition, the effect foods have on our bodies and using behaviour change techniques to help individuals be the best they can be.
Feelgood Health hint: “Staying hydrated is really important for your health, and if you’re not a fan of plain water why not jazz it up with lemon, mint, cucumber or slices of fresh orange?”
Dr Mark Winwood is a leading psychologist with many years of clinical and research experience. Mark has previously served as AXA Health’s Clinical Lead for Mental Health Services, supporting the delivery of evidence based psychological care across our wellbeing and medical services. He holds associate fellowship and chartership with the British Psychological Society and is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council. He is also a chartered scientist. Prior to joining AXA Health, Mark worked as senior psychologist in the NHS, and in addition to his other commitments, now also works in clinical practice in London.
Feelgood Health hint: “Depending on your physical ability, doing something that involves a little movement every day is beneficial for physical and mental health. This can be anything from swimming to gardening, yoga, or some stretching.”
Prior to joining us, Emma worked in the NHS for over 30 years, accumulating a considerable breadth of knowledge in nursing and midwifery. Emma is a key member of our Health at Hand telephone helpline, available to AXA Health members day or night.
Feelgood Health hint: “Taking up a new hobby is a great way to improve your health, it can give you a sense of satisfaction, pleasure, relaxation or exhilaration.”