About Opus Health

Opus Health Ltd (formerly health@work) has been providing independent occupational health advice and support since 2001 to a range of business sectors and sizes. The services provided are tailored to individual Company requirements.

The benefits of the service include:

  • The confidence of having a well planned and consistent service with backup and support
  • The ability to have a service that can vary its range content to match the business need
  • Access to a range of specialists when needed
  • Access to up-to-date information relating to changes in occupational health practice and legislation

Opus Health Ltd is run by Henri Vale, an Occupational Health Practitioner with over 22 years experience in providing occupational health services.

Henri Vale

Henri came to occupational health from a nursing background, and qualified as a Specialist Occupational Health Practitioner in 1989. She initially worked for BMI providing occupational health support to a variety of companies, but in 1999 went freelance as an independent OH Practitioner (Health@Work). Her companies have diverse interests, ranging from the heavier end of construction and petrochemicals to the more white collar worlds of tv media and the National Portrait Gallery. In 2008 Henri set up Opus Health UK Ltd to manage her service more efficiently.

Henri visits her clients to provide OH support tailored to them and to advise both managers and employees. She supports people who are away from work due to long term ill health, and assists them to reintegrate back into the workplace at the appropriate time. In this she will be assisted by other professionals where necessary, for example Ros Richardson who sees people with psychological problems. For those returning from a period of ill health she will advise managers about appropriate changes to work hours and the working environment to ensure the individual reintegrates successfully.

She is available to discuss individual health concerns and how and where to access appropriate support through GPs and Specialists. Health surveillance is undertaken for those employees involved in activities that may be harmful to their health.  Mini health assessments with health information to support them are carried out once  a year.

Henri is available by email and via her office on a daily basis. To make an appointment to see Henri please contact us.

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