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Medplus is delighted to introduce our new Health Coach. Tēnā koe, Angus.

March 28, 2021

Medplus is delighted to introduce our new Health Coach. Tēnā koe, Angus.

Angus is a Health Coach who is passionate about helping those with physical or mental health issues and fostering healthy lifestyle actions. He a strong believer in the holistic approach and encourages changes to lifestyle that will enhance health and wellbeing.

His experience stems from working in the non-profit sector, volunteering with community programs, and working as a support worker in the community. He also has experience liaison with mental health teams in the community and secondary care.

Born and raised in Edinburgh Scotland, he currently lives in Point Chev with his partner. He enjoys a good Netflix binge but also can be found using mindfulness apps or exploring all that New Zealand has to offer.

Angus can see any Medplus patient over the age of 18, at Lake Road, or Anne Street and can also catch up on the phone. Visits with Angus are free and he is available some evenings and weekends.

Angus can assist those having trouble using the patient portal to access their records, may call you to see if you need help with smoking cessation and can support anyone with long term conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. He can also help with sleep disturbance. Angus is well connected to local NGOs and can find ways to access all manner of social supports.