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Meet the Team

Who we are

Welcome to our team here at CBC Health Federation, both front of house and behind the scenes. Everyone is a key member essential for the success and delivery of CBC Health Federation's purpose "Delivering together to improve lives".

 

We have over 150 employees and a large group of sessional staff who make up our diverse teams specialising in a number of areas, all with the aim of supporting primary and community care.

We are a skilled team of clinical and non clinical staff with a high proportion of our workforce being registered professionals in a number of disciplines.

Join Our Team

CEO and Directors

Our CEo and Directors provides the strategic and operational leadership necessary to guide the successful delivery of our programme of work.

CBC Health Federation CEO Nicola Allen

Nicola Allen
Chief Executive Officer

CBC Health Federation Director Steve Kirk

Dr Steve Kirk
Director

CBC Health Federation Director Tom Schatzberg

Dr Tom Schatzberger
Director

CBC Health Federation Non-Executive Director Michael Smith

Michael Smith
Non-Executive Director

Clinical Leads

Our Executive Management Team provides the strategic and operational leadership necessary to guide the successful delivery of our programme of work.

CBC Health Federation Urgent Primary Care Clinical Lead Tom Schatzberger

Dr Tom Schatzberger
Urgent Primary Care
Clinical Lead

CBC Health Federation Primary Care Collaboration Team Clinical Lead

Dr Steve Kirk
Primary Care Collaboration Team Clinical Lead

CBC Health Federation Community Services Clinical Lead

Jane Welsh
Community Services
Clinical Lead

CBC Health Federation Pharmicus Chief Pharmacist

Catherine Armstrong
Pharmicus
Chief Pharmacist

Senior Management 

We work to support our teams in delivering high quality healthcare to patients across Gateshead.

Through managing contracts, recruiting a highly skilled workforce and analysing our performance we make sure we are giving the NHS the best possible value for money, and the best possible care for patients.

CBC Health Federation Pharmicus Deputy Chief Pharmacist April Sim

April Sim
Deputy Chief Pharmacist

CBC Health Federation Divisional Lead and Head of Quality and Governance Gary Armstrong

Gary Armstrong
Divisional Lead and Head of Quality and Governance  

CBC Health Federation Community Services Clinical Lead Jane Welsh

Jane Welsh 
Community Services
Clinical Lead

CBC Health Federation Urgent Primary Care Service Lead Melaine Fogg

Melanie Fogg
Urgent Primary Care
Service Lead

CBC Health Federation Strategic Workforce Developement Lead Nicola McDougal

Nicola Mcdougal
Strategic Workforce Development Lead

CBC Health Federation Head of Finance Nicola Moody

Nicola Moody
Head of Finance

CBC Health Federation HR Manager Georgina Wright

Georgina Wright
HR Manager

CBC Health Federation HR Manager Georgina Wright

Theresa Chisholm

Project Manager

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