SBC News GamCare recruits 'NHS expert' Tim Hodgetts to lead Clinical Operations

GamCare recruits ‘NHS expert’ Tim Hodgetts to lead Clinical Operations

GamCare has confirmed the appointment of Tim Hodgetts as Director of Clinical Operations of the UK’s leading charity providing treatment support services for problem gambling.

Hodgetts brings 22 years of experience to the role, having served in multiple leadership roles within the NHS, in which he specialised in the design, management, and efficiency of healthcare networks.

Most recently, Hodgetts served as Deputy Director for Integrated Care Services with Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust – in which he was responsible for the performance management of the unit, meeting NHS objectives.

GamCare highlighted Hodgetts’ management as “Under his leadership, Tim transformed the urgent care services, including the local NHS 111 telephony and online service to become the best-performing in the country.”

Margot Daly, Chair at GamCare, adds: “I am delighted to welcome Tim, whose significant expertise, knowledge, and insights will be invaluable to the clinical leadership of the GamCare team. I look forward to making further senior appointments in due course.”

In his new role, Hodgetts will oversee the operational management of GamCare’s clinical and support services, including the National Gambling Helpline and online support, and regional treatment services.

Leading GamCare’s frontline operations, Hodgetts will work with the charity’s R&D unit to develop a broad range of impactful prevention and education programmes.

SBC News GamCare recruits 'NHS expert' Tim Hodgetts to lead Clinical Operations
Tim Hodgetts: GamCare

Tim Hodgetts, Director of Clinical Operations at GamCare, comments: “I’m delighted to be joining GamCare and supporting the team to deliver its priorities.

The opportunity to lead and support the organisation to continue delivering high-quality, personalised support services, including the National Gambling Helpline – outstanding of its kind – that ensure the best possible outcomes for people experiencing gambling harm, is why I was attracted to the role.

“I’m excited to work closely with existing partners, the NHS, and government, and to establish new relationships to help shape the future of prevention, education, and treatment within the gambling harms space.”

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