Practice manager

Practice managers work in primary care, where they manage the overall running of general practices (GP surgeries).

As a practice manager, you’ll work where people often have their first and most frequent point of contact with the NHS.

Working life

As a practice manager, you will be responsible for the smooth running of a centre that could have a team of ten GPs and other clinical staff, with as many as 20,000 registered patients.

You will be involved in a wide range of activities, including:

So the role usually combines:

Who will I work with?

Practice managers will work with a variety of staff who work from or are based within the practice. These staff will typically include GPspractice nurses, medical secretaries, receptionists, dietitians, pharmacists and others.

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