Professional Background

Tom Hughes is a certified and professionally registered Health Manager.

Tom specialises in the health services management of the assessment and treatment of acquired brain injury, psychological trauma, neuropsychological rehabilitation and long-term health conditions. He has experience of working within primary and secondary healthcare settings.

Professional Memberships

AMSPAR - Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists.

ISC - Institute of Secondary Care.

IHSCM - Institute of Health & Social Care Management.

PMA - Practice Manager's Association.

In 2020, Tom was invited to join the AMSPAR Health Academy Advisory Board.

Professional Skills & Experience

  • Managing medical ethics and legal requirements.
  • Financial management, accounting and budgeting.
  • Managing information and communication.
  • Developing and leading teams.
  • Signposting of referrals to clinicians/health practitioners.
  • Management of patient/client referrals & health services.
  • Strategic Management for Health & Social Care.
  • Strategic Leadership for Health & Social Care.
  • Managing and Leading Human Resources.
  • Strategic Marketing for Health and Social Care.
  • General business management & administration.
  • Website design and management.

Tom has been assessed as a Demographic/Participative Leader.

His three most important leadership qualities are:

  • Encouraging the ideas and creativity of others and promoting collaboration.
  • Allowing shared participation in decision-making, instilling mutual respect and building commitment within the team.
  • Offering guidance and keeping discussions balanced and controlled.

Tom is currently studying towards a postgraduate diploma in Healthcare Leadership.

Tom is currently working freelance and available for locum work. This includes work within a health setting and support to clinicians setting up in private practice. Most work can be done remotely with regular meetings via Zoom/Skype and in person.

Please get in contact for further details.