The Corporate Affairs Team
Angela is responsible for forward planning and coordinating the development of YORLMC.
As Chief Executive, Angela is the Senior Officer of YORLMC Ltd, and works alongside the Senior Clinical Officer, the Medical Secretary. A key aspect of Angela’s role is leadership and coordination of YORLMC’s Corporate Affairs Team, which is responsible for the administration of all aspects of YORLMC business.
She is responsible for ensuring the work carried out by YORLMC Ltd is appropriately resourced and in recent years Angela has secured significant funds predominantly by bidding for grants from NHSE. This represents additional funding and is being used to support General Practice in a myriad of ways, including developing and supporting delivery of new services. She will continue to work hard to secure funding from other sources that will supplement the levy.
In addition to continuing the development of the YORLMC Corporate Affairs Team, Angela will also work closely with the Chair of YORLMC’s Board to set agendas that will deliver organisational success.
Angela has been involved with YORLMC since 2002. She is a Director of YORLMC Ltd and of LMC Services Yorkshire CIC.
Brian fulfils the role of Senior Professional Representative of constituent General Practitioners and is responsible for the delivery of leadership and support to the clinical officer team of YORLMC, alongside pastoral support. Over the last 2/3 years pastoral work has increased significantly. This work is done confidentially so GPs/practices will be unaware of the amount of support being given to individuals behind the scenes.
In addition to his clinical leadership role, Brian supports YORLMC’s Wellbeing, PCN and Portfolio GP workstreams, and acts as clinical advisor when necessary to other workstreams. He also works closely with the Chief Executive and Chair of YORLMC’s Board to promote equity and equality and an environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination.
Brian is the elected GPC member for North Yorkshire and Bradford and Chair, BMA Yorkshire regional council (YRC).
Brian also works 2 days a week as a GP. He is a Director of YORLMC Ltd and of LMC Services Yorkshire CIC.
Antony joined the Corporate Affairs Team in March 2022 and is responsible for managing the LMC’s finances including producing financial information and processing salaries and payments to colleagues and suppliers. Antony will set budgets and participate in the organisational development and planning process.
Prior to joining YORLMC, Antony was a Practice Business Manager for more than 12 years in 2 different GP practices in the Craven locality of North Yorkshire. Also, he worked in business finance for a financial institution and headed up a social enterprise support programme for a regional business support agency.
Through his role, Antony supports the YORLMC and LMC Services Yorkshire CIC board and works closely with the Chief Executive and Director of GPMplus and other members of the CAT team.
Stacey is the operational lead for services delivered by GPMplus. She has had a key role in the development and delivery of YORLMC’s Wellbeing workstream, aiming to support wellbeing, resilience and retention of General Practice staff. As part of this workstream Stacey has developed the General Practice Mentoring plus programme alongside Clinical Wellbeing Leads, providing support to practice teams through mentoring services and wellbeing education. Stacey had worked in the NHS for 11 years before joining YORLMC in 2015.
Stacey is a Director of LMC Services Yorkshire CIC.
Communications Officer - YORLMC Ltd
As Communications Officer, Kate leads on enhancing YORLMC engagement with GPs and practices and widening the range of communications with constituents and external stakeholders. Kate is also responsible for raising awareness of the YORLMC brand and the new and existing services available to access from YORLMC as well as GPMplus, the trading name of LMC Services Yorkshire CIC
Kate’s role also include internal communication, pulling together themes across the organisation and ensuring strong links between all parts of the CAT, Officers and Members of the 2 LMC Committees. Kate has been a CAT member since 2014, supporting North Yorkshire & York and more recently Bradford & Airedale, and has a background in campaigns and communications.
Executive Officer - GPM Plus
Simon supports the Wellbeing services delivered by GPM plus and has a key role in the development and delivery of YORLMC’s Wellbeing workstream.
Simon is the first point of contact for mentoring and wellbeing education requests.
Simon has been a CAT member since 2015 and has previously supported North Yorkshire and Bradford & Airedale Branches.
Strategy and Organisational Development Officer
At a time of development for YORLMC and GPMplus and as the offer to GPs and practices is significantly increased, Jack provides strategic input to the Chief Executive and Directors of YORLMC Ltd, LMC Services Yorkshire CIC which trades as GPMplus and their respective Boards. That support includes organisational, policy and strategy development work.
Jack is also the CAT lead for the GPAS and system pressures workstream, providing data to strengthen the voice of General Practice.
Jack joined the CAT in November 2021, having had five years' experience in several operational NHS roles.
Executive Officer - ICSs
Ariana co-ordinates YORLMC’s system level work across both Humber and North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire ICSs, working alongside YORLMC Officers, neighbouring LMCs and other Primary Care partners.
Ariana also has a key role in developing YORLMCs GP trainee workstream, increasing awareness and engagement with GP trainees across the YORLMC area. She is also leading on the development programme for YORLMC members, providing an enhanced induction for new members as well as offering opportunities for existing members to grow in their roles.
She joined the CAT In September 2019 following many years in the dental industry.
Executive Officer - North Yorkshire & York Place
Sandra works closely with the North Yorkshire & York Officers to plan agendas, produce meeting papers and co-ordinate their distribution for Locality meetings. Sandra is a first point of contact for queries relating to North Yorkshire and York GPs and practice teams.
Sandra also supports YORLMC's environmental workstream and is a point of contact for environmental resources and developments.
Sandra joined the Corporate Affairs Team in 2020 and has a background in teaching and Local Authority SEN assessment and review.
Executive Officer - Bradford & Airedale Place
Natasha works closely with the Bradford & Airedale Officers in supporting the administration of Locality, Branch, Liaison and Primary Care Network (PCN) Partnership Group meetings. Natasha is the first point of contact for queries relating to Bradford & Airedale GPs and practice teams.
Natasha also collates regular workforce data which is available here.
Natasha joined the CAT in June 2022 having previously worked in the NHS for just over 12 years’.
Committee Support Officer
Nicola provides administrative support to enable the smooth functioning of the LMC Committees. This includes project planning, supporting LMC meeting follow up and carrying out research to inform responses to queries received from GPs and members of practice teams.
Nicola is also a point of contact for the environmental resources and developments.
Nicola joined the CAT in December 2019 and previously held the role of Business Support Officer.
Business Support Officer
Linzi provides dedicated business support to ensure the smooth running of business operations. This includes support for the Chief Executive and Medical Secretary.
Linzi joined the CAT in May 2023.
Business Support Project Officer - GPMplus
Tim provides dedicated business support to ensure the smooth running of business operations for GPMplus.
Tim joined the CAT in May 2023.