What James did next…

Friday 2 February 2024


Gateshead based, multi award winning health and wellbeing company Recovery4Life have announced that it has appointed respected business leader James Ramsbotham CBE as their new Chair.  

Since leaving the North East England Chamber of Commerce, James Ramsbotham CBE, has taken on a number of high profile roles including Chair of Newcastle Building Society.

Recovery4Life offers traditional occupational health services combined with specialist mental health and complex needs interventions – from home-based alcohol detoxes to private prescribing for ADHD and other complex needs – to drug and alcohol testing programmes, training programmes and clinically informed HR advice.

Providing a unique combination of services to an enviable client list, it has ambitious plans for growth and, the addition of James Ramsbotham CBE to the team is a significant milestone and seal of approval for its unique way of working and track record of successful outcomes. 

John Devitt, CEO, said “we are absolutely delighted to have James on board to help drive our mission to transform the health and wellbeing of businesses across the UK.  James’ leadership and strategic direction is already making its mark and we look forward to great things ahead.”

Said James Ramsbotham CBE, “I am delighted to have joined such a specialist team that lives by its values and achieves unparalleled outcomes for both employers and their employees.  People are the most important asset for any business and there is often so much opportunity to do more to improve performance.  The potential for John and his team is limitless and I am proud to be part of something genuinely special”

If you would like to find out how Recovery4Life can help your business with any issue related to physical health, mental health, addiction or risk management please get in touch with John and his team on: 03333 448 299  or

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