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Division of Medicine and Emergency Care


The administration offices are based on the first floor (use the main entrance).


The Emergency Care Divisional Management Structure comprises:

  • Divisional General Manager – Simon Gregory

  • Deputy Divisional General Manager – Tony Mayer

  • Associate Medical Director - Dr Susan Gilby

  • Divisional Lead Nurse – Alex Pinches


  • Service Manager – Verity Lockett

  • Service Manager – Denise Tokely-McNicholas

  • Assistant Service Manager – Julie Reeves


  • Associate Medical Director and Clinical Lead for Rheumatology - Dr Susan Gilby

  • Clinical Lead for Care of the Elderly and Stroke - Dr Maqsud Salehin

  • Clinical Lead for Emergency Medicine - Dr David Matthews

  • Clinical Lead for Cardiology - Dr Simon Duckett

  • Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy - Dr Ian London

  • Clinical Lead for General Internal Medicine (including Respiratory, Endocrinology and AMU) - Dr Shirley Hammersley.

  • Clinical Lead for Anaesthesiology - Dr Jonathan Smith


  • Matron – Ali Barnes, Gastroenterology and Diabetes/Endocrinology

  • Matron – Loraine Cornes, Care of the Elderly and Stroke

  • Matron - Rachel Wilkinson

  • Matron – Sue Talbot-Crosby, Accident and Emergency Department



The Division of Medicine and Emergency Care comprises:

  • Emergency Department (Leighton Hospital, Crewe)
  • Minor Injuries Unit (Victoria Infirmary, Northwich)
  • Urgent Care Centre
  • Primary Assessment Area (PAA)
  • Planned Intervention Unit (PIU)
  • Anaesthesia
  • Critical Care
  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Care of the Elderly

  • Stroke Care

  • Rheumatology.



Further information regarding the above areas are to follow.


Our Aim

To support the Trust in becoming the provider of choice for local acute and associated services, through the delivery of high quality healthcare. Patient care will be the driving force behind our vision and strategy and we will assist the organisation in delivering the message that everyone matters.


Our Mission

A team approach to deliver responsive care which is patient focused and quality driven.


Our Values

  • Engage with patients and the public.

  • Manage risks and learn from patient safety incidents.

  • Ensure services are of a high quality.

  • Respect each other and our patients.

  • Get together with local authorities to improve health and well-being.

  • Encourage professional development.

  • Network with other Trusts to develop clinical partnerships.

  • Communicate with staff, patients and carers to deliver services that really matter.

  • Year-on-year dedication to improving patient care.

  • Create an environment where excellence can flourish.

  • Always put patients first.

  • Respond to complaints and share lessons learnt.

  • Establish MCHFT as the provider of choice.



Divisional PA – Miss G Morgan – 01270 273494
Divisional PA/APA – Mrs S Ollier/Mrs G Carr – 01270 612542

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