The Healthtrainer service delivers a project working along the East Riding of Yorkshire Holderness Coast covering all fishing and crabbing harbours, inclucing Flamborough, Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea.

The project is provided on the back of a successful pilot scheme in 2013/14 where the service delivered the health improvement agenda to the harbours.

The role of a Healthtrainer for Fisherman

The team can deliver all elements of the Healthtrainer role, supporting fisherman, harbour staff and Family members on such lifestyle changes as,

  • Weight loss
  • Nutrition
  • Alcohol and substance misues
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Oral health
  • Loneliness and Isolation

The project also provides support for non clinican needs such as,

  • Welfare
  • Housing
  • Carers
  • Employment

The service focuses its attention on the varying needs of the indivuals they engage with, supporting them on their health and lifestyle needs.

The team are supported monthly through additional partner sessions,

  • MusculoSkeletal clinic
  • Emotional wellbeing service
  • Dentist

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