Our Team


Professor John Howarth MBE

Chief Executive Officer Medical Director

I set up NCPC in response to the local challenges of GP recruitment.  I saw great local practices begin to really struggle and felt a need act to sustain services … [continue] Professor John Howarth MBE

Karen Morrell

Managing Director

My role within NCPC allows me to use my skills and experience from both the NHS and private industry to drive forward a brand new model for Primary Care. I … [continue] Karen Morrell

Senior Leadership Team

Mandy Kennedy

Carlisle Locality Lead

I have worked in the NHS both locally and nationally for the last 20+ years, and have always been passionate about improving services and outcomes for patients. Before joining the … [continue] Mandy Kennedy

Ann-Marie Tulloch

Management Accountant

· Trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant whilst working at BDO Stoy Hayward in Nottingham · Moved to Cumbria in 2004 and joined Dodd & Co. working in their … [continue] Ann-Marie Tulloch

Michelle Palmer

Operations Development Lead

As the Operations Development Lead I am committed to living and breathing the corporate values of NCPC and supporting our teams and patients to develop a sustainable Primary Care Model … [continue] Michelle Palmer

Linda Moore

Workington Locality Lead

I have worked in a series of health administration and management roles with increasing responsibilities in Workington for the past 15 years where I acquired a broad knowledge of Primary … [continue] Linda Moore

Mike Hunter

Copeland Locality Lead

I was Practice Manager of the first practice to join NCPC in August 2019. After many months of planning it was both a relief and exciting to be part of … [continue] Mike Hunter

Clinical Locality Leads

Jackie Warbrick

Copeland Lead Nurse

I trained as a Registered Nurse in Belfast before moving to London where my background was in A&E nursing working both in UCH and Bloomsbury College and Midwifery as an … [continue] Jackie Warbrick

Marieke van Bussel

GP Locality Lead for Copeland

                          Marieke van Bussel Qualified as doctor in Maastricht 2000 Originally form the Netherlands Moved to UK to … [continue] Marieke van Bussel