Non-clinical staff

Practice Manager

Tim Goldsbrough ACMA CGMA MSc BSc (Hons)

As a Chartered Management Accountant Tim joined Hope Farm Medical Centre and the NHS in 2014 bringing with him an extensive knowledge in business management and process improvement. Tim takes operational responsibility for the organisation and management of the practice. This also includes strategic responsibility and co-ordination of the partners' vision and direction for a sustainable primary care medical practice which delivers high quality healthcare in the modern environment.

Outside of his role at the practice Tim spends most of his spare time walking his two dogs Erin and Herbie.

Patient Services Team

The Patient Services Team provides essential support to the patients, GPs, nursing and management teams at Hope Farm Medical Centre. The Patient Services Team is trained to deal with patient enquiries in a sympathetic and confidential manner. The team covers the traditional primary care tasks across reception, prescribing, secretarial, data management and administration support duties but also modern, vibrant and forward thinking tasks such as social prescribing. The aim of the Patient Services Team is to provide an effective, friendly and interactive service to our practice patients and professional healthcare associates.

Patient Services Team Manager - Sarah Critchley

Sarah is responsible for the organisation and coordination of the Patient Services Team, the practice operations and procedures to ensure the practice’s effectiveness and efficiency.
Sarah has a very demanding but varied role within the practice.

Deputy Patient Services Team Manager - Les Cato

Les provides support to Sarah in the operational organisation of the Patient Services Team. Les ensures that there is sufficient cover in place in the Patient Services Team and directs work of the team as needed by the practice.

Operations Manager - Ginny Ellis

Medicines Manager - Lisa Langstaff

The Medicines Manager has a central role in the provision of an efficient, patient-friendly repeat prescribing system in the practice. Lisa is responsible for improving the service to both patients and clinicians by putting in place processes to minimise the chance of error and will reduce wastage of medicines.

Patient Services Assistants

Angela, Bryn, Calum, Carol, Carole, Di, Janice, Jen, Jenny, Kim and Viv