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Health Care Practice Managers

Healthcare practice managers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources of medical, dental and other types of healthcare practice, including veterinary practices.

More about this Career

Average Salary


New workers start around £16164. Normal pay is £28345 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £52294.



Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Responsible for budgeting, pricing and accounting activities within the practice.
  • Liaises with relevant outside organisations (e.g. NHS trust, PCT, social services, drug companies, professional bodies).
  • Takes responsibility for stock control of practice equipment, drugs etc..
  • Organises duty rosters for professional and support staff in practice.
  • Maintains patient files on medical history, consultations made and treatment undertaken and/or drugs prescribed.
  • Negotiates contracts for services with other health care providers and purchasers.
  • Takes responsibility for health and safety matters within the practice.
  • Oversees staff training and monitors training needs.
  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities of practice staff.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Monitoring


  • Reading Comprehension


  • Writing


  • Speaking


  • Active Listening


  • Critical Thinking


  • Learning Strategies


  • Active Learning


  • Mathematics


  • Science


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