Experienced leader in urgent ‘out of hospital’ healthcare and passionate about providing high quality, safe patient centred services and being a caring and nurturing employer. Over 25 year’s experience of working in Out of Hospital urgent primary care. Specialising in the development and delivery of innovative services with a specific focus on hospital admission avoidance where clinically safe and appropriate and improving health outcomes.
Michaela has led the growth and development of the organisation from a small GP Co-operative formed in 1996, to a multi million pound, multi-award winning organisation providing exceptional high quality services across the North West of England.
Michaela is also a director of the Greater Manchester Urgent Primary Care Alliance (in partnership with Bardoc and gtd Healthcare) and has been instrumental in the collaborative partnership approach to developing the Greater Manchester Clinical Assessment Service (CAS) and dental helpline.
Excited and optimistic about the new Integrated Care System landscape and opportunities for further integration of services and collaborative partnership working; in particularly in addressing the NHS workforce challenges of today and improving the future healthcare needs of our people.