About Us

Clare Haddow

Occupational Health Specialist

Professional Profile

  • RGN (1982), Cert. Occupational Health Nursing (1984)
  • Cert. Health Education (1988), Diploma Occupational Health (1998)
  • Diploma of Business Management (2000)
  • NEBOSH Certificate, 2006
  • HAVS Course (University of Glasgow March 2012)

Clare Haddow qualified as a registered general nurse in 1982. In 1984 she qualified in occupational health and she has gained experience and expertise in occupational health nursing from a variety of organisations – these include John Smiths Brewery, BBC North, Wincanton Distribution, BUPA Hospital Bristol, BBC South, Lloyds TSB and the Environment Agency. She set up Clare Haddow Occupational Health Specialists in 2002 offering occupational health advice to small to medium sized businesses initially within a 30 mile radius of Bristol.

In the last ten years Clare Haddow Occupational Health Specialists have provided services to:

  • Care Home Industry
  • Charitable Organisations
  • Call Centres
  • Engineering
  • Public Media Companies
  • Manufacturing
  • Schools
  • Retail

Clare is a committed OH specialist and has developed procedures and policies for organisations based on an analysis of their needs.

She has set up new, and expanded existing, OH services for business sites and training courses across the U.K.

She has been involved in meeting the training needs for organisations and developed courses on:

  • Stress Awareness for Employers
  • Manual Handling Training Course
  • Display Screen Equipment assessors

The knowledge she gained from her training in Health Education has allowed her to offer health promotion activities including large road shows to key business sites.

Her aim is to provide an analysis of a company’s OH status in order to provide a comprehensive, proactive, cost effective strategy to enable her customers to maximise profits and optimise health benefits for employees.

Contact Clare today to discuss your requirements.

Esther Perry

Occupational Health Specialist

Professional Profile

Esther joined CHOHS Ltd in June 2019. She is an Occupational Health Nurse Specialist who
first qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1986. She specialised in orthopaedics and
rheumatology after qualifying.
Esther achieved her BSc in Occupational Health Nursing from the University of Bristol in
2001 and since then has worked in a number of different occupational environments as an
occupational health adviser including –
  • Aerospace/engineering
  • NHS/Public Health organisations.
  • Technology companies
  • Higher Education Institutes
During this time she has gained a broad range of occupational health skills and knowledge
and also developed team management skills. She feels comfortable working remotely and
face to face with employees and employers in order to improve health at work, and has a
particular interest in case management and ergonomics. She is committed to maintaining
quality occupational health services and high standards of practice and professional
Since becoming a specialist practitioner Esther has continued to develop professionally
gaining additional qualifications in Management and Practice Teaching. She is an active
member of the practice teachers forum at UWE and is always keen to attend professional
occupational health updates. She has more recently acted as mentor and practice teacher
for students on the Specialist Community Public Health (SCPHN-OH) post graduate course
and is keen to help educate and support the occupational health practitioners of tomorrow.

IMG_6780Susanne Raht

Occupational Health Nurse Advisor 


Susanne is an Occupational Health Nurse Advisor, who has enjoyed working in the occupational health field in the South West of England since 2009.

Susanne has a medical background as a nurse and trained in her native Germany. She later went on to gain a BA in Occupational Health Practice Nursing from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. She is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Royal College of Nursing.

Before specialising in occupational health, Susanne worked as a nurse on intensive care units and surgery wards in both the UK and Germany. She has also worked as part of a number of emergency overseas missions providing medical support with the German Red Cross in Chad, in Indonesia and in 2005 she worked in Sri Lanka as part of a post-tsunami mission.

Susanne has been a member of the South West Occupational Health Nurses Group since 2013, and is delighted to now have the opportunity to contribute to the group’s efforts through her new role as vice-chair.

In addition to her occupational health work, Susanne is a Reiki master and teacher and a fully-qualified Bach Flowers practitioner.