Occupational Health and Wellbeing for you and your Workforce

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Pippa Stanford

"Our success depends upon our clients’ satisfaction. We strive to exceed our clients’ expectations through our personalised, high quality service."

Managing Director, Health 1st Ltd

Health and Wellbeing

for you and your Workforce

Welcome to Health 1st

Meet Pippa Stanford


Pippa has a first class honours degree in occupational health and is registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Specialist Practitioner. She is also a qualified teacher, trainer and an experienced Back Care Advisor/Manual Handling Trainer. With Pippa’s passion for fitness and wellbeing, she has also achieved the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training, an additional service offered to help her clients achieve their personal fitness and wellbeing goals.

Pippa’s approach is to work closely with her clients to gain an understanding of what is required to best meet the ongoing occupational health and wellbeing needs of the organisation.

All Health 1st’s services are overseen by Pippa, to ensure that they consistently meet contractual requirements, thereby ensuring satisfaction. This enables a bespoke, dynamic and high quality service, which provides value for money.

About Us

Health 1st is owned and managed by Pippa Stanford and supported by a team of specialist practitioners, all of whom have a wide range of competence, experience and expertise in occupational health and associated areas.

These include:

  • occupational health (physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing) and safety
  • manual handling training
  • occupational health and safety learning and development provision
  • industry (including brewing, distribution and logistics), racehorse breeding and training, utilities, construction, engineering, service sectors, call centres, voluntary organisations, local government, education and social care
  • provision of onsite and remote services to small, medium and large organisations both single and multi-site in the UK

We also work with other experienced professionals in related fields to enhance the holistic approach on which we pride ourselves, including the treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal health issues.


Our Services

Pay as you go OH

Health 1st’s Pay as you Go option enables you to access any of our bespoke services on an ad hoc basis, without the charge of a retainer fee.

Consultant Occupational Health Physician.

"I can without any hesitation recommend Pippa Stanford as an outstanding, respected and valued member of the occupational health community who is responsive to business needs and will always strive to provide that which is excellent in occupational health."

HR Business Partner, following health screening at client sites in Scotland

"I’m glad all has gone well but to be honest I didn’t expect anything else as the services Health 1st have provided to date have been well received in Scotland. It would appear you have packed in quite a considerable amount more than anticipated so a HUGE thank you to you."

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Contact Health 1st

Our team of Occupational Health and Safety specialists are committed to providing objective advice and practical help to your business.


Our Contact Phone

07500 147223


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Our Office Location

Bury St Edmunds

Suffolk, IP33 3AG

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