Sue Hinchcliffe

Sue Hinchcliffe – Practice Manager

Sue Hinchcliffe has been our Practice Manager and Personal Assistant since 1997. Before this, she worked as a medical secretary in Plastic Surgery at the Christie Hospital. She has also worked at the Faculty of Art and Design and the Sports Centre of Manchester Metropolitan University, and was a Senior Clerk for the Royal Bank of Scotland. Sue will normally be your first point of contact.



Pam Barth, Secretary, James V Murphy

Pam Barth – Secretary

Pam joined the team in early 2013 as our secretary and works directly with Sue our Practice Manager, providing her with secretarial and administrative support.
Prior to joining the team, Pam worked in Dentistry for 14 years, most recently as a dental receptionist but previously as a Practice Manager and dental nurse. She has also worked in GP Fundholding and Local Government.
Pam works directly with Mr Murphy, the Anaesthetists, hospital staff and patients to cover all administrative aspects of the patients’ hospital stay and follow up arrangements.


Jacqueline Ward – Surgical Care Practitioner

Jacqueline has had over three decades of working in healthcare. After qualifying as a nurse she underwent further training to become a Surgical Care Practitioner, she has extensive surgical and wound care experience across a wide variety of specialties.
Jacqueline joins the team to care for our patients post-operatively and is available for advice on all aspects of your care within Mr Murphy’s practice.
Prior to your discharge, Jacqueline will visit you, discuss all your post-operative advice and requirements and provide your follow-up dressing appointment.
Jacqueline is responsible for the majority of your post-op dressing appointments and assists Mr Murphy with consultations and minor procedures.
Following your discharge, Jacqueline is available for advice and support and will liaise with you throughout your recovery.


Simon Maguire

Simon Maguire – Consultant Anaesthetist

Dr Maguire qualified from the University of Manchester and did his postgraduate training in anaesthesia in the UK and New Zealand. His is a Consultant Anaesthetist at the University Hospital of South Manchester and Christie Hospital NHS Trusts where he specialises in anaesthesia for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, particularly head and neck cancer work, which he undertakes with Mr Murphy. He is also a Tutor for the Royal College of Anaesthetists and oversees the training of Anaesthetic Registrars in the North West. He has an active interest in research and teaching and specialises in obstetric anaesthesia.


Nick Wisely

Nick Wisely – Consultant Anaesthetist

Dr Wisely is a Consultant Anaesthetist to the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Trust and Spire Hospital Manchester. He is an honorary lecturer at the University of Manchester where he is involved in teaching medical students. After qualifying from the University of Edinburgh he undertook his postgraduate training in anaesthesia in Edinburgh, New Zealand and Manchester. He specialises in anaesthesia for vascular, head and neck, plastics and breast surgery. He also researches pre operative exercise testing and runs the South Manchester Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Clinic.