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Administrative staff provide business support to clinical and non-clinical staff. They are usually the first point of contact between the patient and the general practice.  

Administration roles include:  

  • Receptionist  

  • Clerk  

  • Medical Secretary/Personal Assistant  

  • Health Records Staff  

Administrative staff have to be well-organised and keep detailed records of patients and staff. Patients and other organisations need to be able to contact the NHS to see or speak to the right person who can give them the help they need. The role of an administrator could be booking an appointment, getting advice or paying an invoice.    

Career Progression:

There are many ways administrative staff can progress their careers whilst at NCL. With the support of your practice manager there are opportunities to train as :  

Training and webinars open to those in administrative roles can be found here.