Tom Hughes is a certified and professionally registered Health Manager.

He is experienced in the health services management of the assessment and treatment of acquired brain injury, psychological trauma, neuropsychological rehabilitation and long-term health conditions. He also has experience of working within GP practice.

Tom is registered with the following organisations:

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

IPC - Institute of Primary Care.

IHM - Institute of Healthcare Management.

PMA - Practice Manager's Association.

Tom is also part of the AMSPAR Health Academy Advisory Board.

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

He is experienced in the following areas:

*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.

*General business management and administration, including marketing.

*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 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.