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Practice Management

Sue RosboroughSue Rosborough

Practice Manager Sue is a Business Studies graduate and after a varied career in retailing, marketing and arts management, joined the practice in March 2008. She assists the partners in the overall management of the practice. Her responsibilities are many and varied.  She has a demanding role and is assisted by Angela, our Reception Manager. Sue aims to be honest and fair with both the Brig Royd team and our patients, and makes every effort to maintain a happy and supportive atmosphere within the practice. She is a member of Calderdale Practice Managers’ Group and served as an Associate of Calderdale Commissioning Group.

Angela GouldenAngela Goulden

Angela has worked at Brig Royd since 1986. Angela originally starting working only 12 hours per week and this has gradually increased to full-time.

 

Angela was originally a Receptionist and became Reception Manager in 1996. Angela has seen many changes over the years and is now the longest serving member of the Brig Royd team. She is a practical person and generally has a calm and efficient approach to her work. She organises staff rotas and ensures cover is provided for holidays, sickness etc. Angela, along with Paula as her deputy, sets up the doctors and nurses appointments onto S1, so it is crucial that she is informed of any leave as soon as possible as this helps the system to run efficiently.

 

Angela has been heavily involved in setting up new working systems at the surgery as jobs have changed dramatically over the last few years due to the introduction of the new computer system.

 

Angela enjoys running and trying to keep fit. She has run 4 marathons over the last 7 years.

Pat CravenPat Craven

Pat started work at the surgery in 1995. Pat sorts out the computers – including any problems!  Pat manages the call and recall systems for Diabetes, Asthma and our flu campaign. Pat is involved in the management of our programme of female cytology. Pat is also involved in data entry for new patients and in our annual flu campaign.

 

Pat is a bit of sports enthusiasts and plays a lot of squash and goes to the gym. She also likes to “get away” at the weekends.

Administration

Joan Cross (f)

Joan joined the team in 2017 providing cover for the summarising and receptionist roles. 

Mrs Beverley Boakes

Bev joined us in 2015 as relief housekeeper to cover holidays and other absence and was appointed as a permanent member of the team in 2016. Bev and her family live locally and as well as working at the practice Bev ensures she has time for her grand-children.

Bev ensures that the surgery building is kept clean and tidy, and looks after us all.

Alice Pool (f)

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Alice started working at the surgery when she was 14, filing notes after school and helping over the summer with admin. She studied Graphic Design at University and came back home to live locally in 2010. She has previously worked as a receptionist and Healthcare Assistant and now works part time as Medical Summariser and Secretary and provides admin support during childhood immunisation clinics.



Reception

Paula AddisonPaula Addison

Paula started work at the practice in September 2004. Paula works almost full time, undertaking the correspondence management role and is also responsible for the movement of medical records into and out of the practice, and liaising with PCSE.

 

Paula adds the GP and nurse team rotas to SystmOne, as well as undertaking the receptionist role.

Liz BatesLiz Bates

Liz has been at the surgery since 1996. She works in reception and in the secretarial team.

Vicky BaxterVicky Baxter

Vicky joined the reception team in March 2009, having previously worked as a Receptionist at Stainland Road Medical Centre for eighteen years and for ten years prior to that as a Medical Records Clerk at The Halifax General Hospital.  More recently working as a Ward Clerk on the Gynaecology Ward at The Calderdale Royal Hospital.


 


Vicky supports the practice with a wide range of administrative and data management tasks.


 

Maria Smith

Maria joined the practice in June 2013 having previously worked in a variety of NHS settings in roles providing care and undertaking administration. Maria has an NVQ Level 3 in Care.

Cheryl WalkerCheryl Walker

Cheryl joined the reception team in April 2007, having previously worked at Kos Clinic in Hipperholme for nine years.

Beverley Stretton

Beverley joined the team in January 2017, having worked as receptionist in another GP practice and at a dental practice.

Jayne Cawood

Jayne is the newest member of our team, joining in May 2018. Jayne worked at Queens Road Surgery in the past. She’s working through her induction here at Brig Royd.


 

Secretaries

Maureen Marsden

Maureen joined Brig Royd in March 2010 after working for many years at HBOS/Lloyds as project assistant in the IT Division.

 

Maureen now works 4 days a week providing secretarial support and undertaking a variety of administrative duties to assist the GPs and other members of the practice team. She is responsible for processing outgoing correspondence in relation to referrals and letters, liaising with the relevant members of other associated healthcare teams and agencies. She also manages the provision of medical information about our patients to insurance companies and others, as well as overseeing the process for patients wishing to access their medical records.

 
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