ABOUT US

We are here to provide Management and Leadership Services to the Health and Social Care Sectors with over 32 years of  experience



Christopher Stringer is an experienced Health Care Executive. Christopher started his career as a nurse in 1988 & after qualifying undertaking post basic training in Operating Theatres. Christopher worked as a nurse within the NHS and Private Sector until 2000, after many senior clinical roles including managing Sterile Services, Operating Theatres and Day Surgery/Endoscopy. Within surgery Christopher has a keen interest in ophthalmology, orthopaedics and laparoscopic technique. Christopher moved into general management within the social care environment, managing and commissioning nursing services within the private sector, both for step down and long term settings. Within the Health and Social Care sector, Christopher has worked as a General Manager, Area Manager, Finance Director and more recently as a Chief Operating Officer of a National Charity. Christopher’s breadth of experience in the industry enables him to quickly understand the needs of the business he is working with. Christopher is an excellent communicator, with drive and passion to influence the teams he is working to achieve measurable results. Christopher is able to provide an all-round management service to operators within the private and voluntary Health Care Sector. Became a Freeman of the Guild of Nurses in 2019. 

Christopher’s key skills are: 

  • Fee negotiation
  • Care and Compliance reviews
  • Budget setting and Staff compliment review 
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Expert Witness - Health + Social Care



Robert York is an experienced Health Care Executive. Robert started his career as a nurse in 1986 & after qualifying undertaking post basic training in Intensive Care Nursing. Robert worked as a nurse within the NHS and Private Sector until 1999, after many senior clinical roles including managing several wards and departments within Acute Services including Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Intensive Care and Coronary Care. Robert moved into General Management within the social care environment, managing and commissioning nursing and care services within the private sector. During his time within Health and Social Care, Robert has worked as a General Manager, Operations Director, Change Management Consultant and for the last ten years as a Chief Executive Officer of a National Charity. Working at every level with health and social care, has given Robert a very detailed knowledge of the industry, which enables him to quickly understand the needs of the business he is working with. Robert is an excellent communicator, with drive and commitment to influence the teams he is working with to make change happen. Combining both nursing and management skills with an extensive knowledge of regulation in England, Wales and Scotland Robert is able to provide an all-round management service to operators within the private and voluntary Health Care Sector. Became a Freeman of the Guild of Nurses in 2019. 

Robert’s key skills are: 

  • Strategic Review
  • Change Planning & Implementation 
  • Team Building 
  • Teaching and Coaching 
  • Care Sector Regulation
  • Expert Witness - Health + Social Care



Experienced health care professional. Started working health and social care sector in 1983 as a care assistant in a nursing home moving onto a residential home in 1999 as a senior care assistant to another residential home for a charity as deputy manager and then general manager from 2010 until 2019. During this time I achieved my SVQ II, III and IV as well as Leadership and Management award. I am also an assessor for NVQ.

Having worked in this sector for all my adult life I have seen many changes over the years and have the knowledge and experience to motivate staff to embrace change

Linda’s Key skills:

  • Care planning
  • Quality assurance
  • Staff training and development 
  • Interim Care Home Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Scottish Care Standards and Regulation



Sharon has worked within the health and social care sector for the past 30 years. The skills gained during this time have laid a solid foundation for her professional development. Notably: the benefits of this experience lays firmly within the demands of working with vulnerable people with mental and physical needs. Sharon has been a practising manager within care home settings for the past 17 years and thoroughly enjoys the challenges that being a consultant brings.

Sharon holds a level 5 award in leadership and management with the elderly, younger adults and children.

National Vocational Award level 3 in health and social care.

Registered Managers Award.

Asset Level 3 in Dementia Care.

Diploma in management, coaching and mentoring.

B Tec award level 3 in control of administration of medication.

Train the trainer in moving and handling.

Health and safety within the care setting.

Sharon’s Key Skills: 

  • Crisis Management
  • Care Planning
  • Staff Development
  • Investigations
  • Liaison with Regulators and Local Authorities

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