|Leonie Edwards (f)|
Leonie (known as Lennie) has been working in general practice since she left school. She started as a receptionist before becoming deputy practice manager at Abbotsbury Road Surgery. Lennie joined the Bridges as practice manager in 2010.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.