Linda du Preez

Programme Co-ordinator Healthy Ageing

Linda is a Programme Co-ordinator for Wessex AHSN within the Healthy Ageing workstream.

Linda is an experienced Occupational Therapist and has worked for 20+years as a clinician and team leader specialising in work with older people. Prior to joining Wessex AHSN, she worked in a training role educating managers and staff on the importance of managing wellbeing in the workplace. Her current role enables her to combine her passion for health and wellbeing with her skill and experience in helping older people live well.

She is leading work on one of the NHS Innovator Accelerator programmes - ESCAPE-pain, working to promote the spread and adoption of this evidence-based programme, making a difference to those learning to live lives impacted by Chronic Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis.

Back to meet the people >

Currently working on...

Healthy Ageing

What is the Healthy Ageing Programme?The Healthy Ageing Programme builds on the strengths of existing Wessex AHSN programm... Find out more >

Improving Health in Care Homes

In the UK, 405,000 older people (aged 65+) currently live in care homes. This represents 16% of older people over the age ... Find out more >

International Day of Older Persons

Wessex AHSN is celebrating the United Nations International Day of Older Persons on the 1 October 2021 – the theme this ye... Find out more >