Meet the Team

The Nottinghamshire LMC Ltd secretariat currently comprises 12 members of staff.

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Michael Wright

Position: Chief Executive

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Michael joined the LMC in September 2013 as Head of Liaison. On 1 April 2016, he became Chief Executive following the retirement of Chris Locke at the end of March 2016.

Michael is an experienced medical manager with previous roles in locum practice management, Clinical Commissioning Group, GP practice management, project management in the out-of-hours arena and in a previous life Michael served in the Royal Air Force within the medical branch.

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Helen Shuker

Position: Director of Services

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Helen is Director of Services for Nottinghamshire LMC Ltd and its subsidiary company, Practice Support Services (PSS). Her role involves overseeing the strategic development and day to day operations of the services offered through the LMC and PSS including the national LMC Buying Group and the Phoenix Programme.

Helen was previously PSS’s Head of Operations and Nottinghamshire LMC’s Head of Communications. Before joining the LMC, she worked for a large membership organisation as its press officer/head of press relations and before that spent some years working as a broadcast journalist and editor.

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Lucy Cassidy

Position: Practice Liaison Officer

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Lucy joined Nottinghamshire LMC in March 2018 after working for 10 years in the Independent Sector in a variety of administrative roles, including the GP Liaison Officer at Woodthorpe Hospital.

With a Masters Degree in Public Health and having worked previously as a Clinical Audit/Research and Development Facilitator, Lucy hopes to bring this knowledge and experience to her liaison officer role.

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Stu Hague

Position: Practice Liaison Officer

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Stu joined Nottinghamshire LMC in September 2019 after serving 22 years in the Royal Air Force, undertaking varying Practice Management roles in primary and Occupational Health, to co-ordination of strategic Aeromedical Evacuations.

With a BSc(Hons) in Health & Social Care management, Stu hopes to bring his extensive healthcare knowledge and experience to his role as Practice Liaison Officer.

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Lois Sedgwick

Position: Liaison Support Officer

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Lois joined the Nottinghamshire LMC in October 2019 after previously working as a Business Administrator for the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments.

Lois’ main duties at the LMC include providing administrative and secretarial support to the Local Medical Committee as well as supporting the running of the Pastoral Network.

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Zenaida Morrison

Position: Communications and Marketing Manager

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


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Raheema Din

Position: Communications and Events Assistant

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC/LMC Buying Groups Federation


Raheema has worked for Nottinghamshire LMC since January 2018 initially under a Level 3 business administration apprenticeship. Having worked in this role for just over a year, she gained a wide range of new skills and was offered the opportunity to stay at the LMC in a different role. Raheema is now working as an Administration Assistant for the Phoenix Programme. One of her main duties includes liaising with doctors who have registered their interest in the Phoenix Programme.

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Nikki Kendall

Position: Service Manager

Organisation: GP-S/Phoenix Programme


Nikki joined the LMC in August 2016 as the admin lead for GP-S. She now runs the growing GP-S service operationally. In September 2019 she also took on the role of scheme co-ordinator for the Roving PM and Roving GP schemes which are run by the Phoenix Programme.

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Janet Chester

Position: Senior Finance Officer

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC


Janet is our longest serving member of staff and has been with the LMC since 1993. She is responsible for staff salaries and the office accounts and works part-time.

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Amanda Piper

Position: Business Support and Finance Officer

Organisation: Practice Support Services


Amanda joined Practice Support Services as its Business Support Officer in May 2018.

She previously worked for Nottinghamshire LMC managing the day to day operations of the LMC office, assisting with the finance, committee and HR functions and providing PA duties to the Chief Executive.

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Ashleigh Beer

Position: Business Support Assistant

Organisation: LMC Buying Groups Federation/Phoenix Programme


Ashleigh has worked for Nottinghamshire LMC since 2016 firstly as an apprentice, then progressing onto an Administration Assistant role to support the LMC’s recruitment and retention schemes including GP-S and the Phoenix Programme. Ashleigh is now taking on a new role in the LMC Buying Groups Federation as a Business Support Assistant.

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Elliemae Roberts

Position: Administration Apprentice

Organisation: Nottinghamshire LMC

Elliemae started working for Nottinghamshire LMC in April 2019 as a Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice. Elliemae’s role is to provide admin support to the LMC team and is the first point of contact for most queries that come into the LMC.