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Medical Director

Dr Karl Alvarez

Dr Alvarez specialises in occupational medicine and is also a GP. He believes passionately in the importance of work for one’s health and the need to be healthy at work. Dr Alvarez gained his Diploma in Occupational Medicine from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and specialises in case management referrals, fit to work medicals and renewals and occupational health governance and policy.

Dr Alvarez first qualified as a physiotherapist at The University of Nottingham in 2005, after which he established his own physiotherapy clinic and developed his practice by working with elite athletes. He went on to study Medicine at the University of Southampton and followed this with postgraduate training. He is a member of both the Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal College of General Practitioners and has a Diploma in Clinical Dermatology with Distinction from Queen Mary University in London.

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Specialist Occupational Health Clinician

Belinda Kennedy

After qualifying as a registered general nurse (RGN) Belinda specialised in Orthopaedic Medicine, gaining specialist qualifications in orthopaedics and ergonomics before carrying out research with Queens University, Belfast, where she published several papers. She then established a successful treatment centre for back pain, combining education with physiotherapy and targeted exercise, before moving into Occupational Health.
As an experienced occupational health advisor, she is passionate about promoting initiatives and programmes to reduce sickness absence for clients. Her special interests are musculoskeletal disorders, mental health and wellbeing, and risk assessments to help clients manage the health of their employees.

Belinda has many years of experience in Occupational and Functional Assessments, completing her degree in Occupational Health from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. She specialises in Case Management Referrals and has worked in a wide variety of environments such as manufacturing (Ryobi Aluminium Casting) and food production (Moy Park) as well as for several government bodies.

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General Manager

Tristan Lark

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Occupational Health Technician

Kelly Edwards

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Wellbeing Consultant

Giana Perera