Meet our team

Michael Simister – CEO

Michael joined UKSHW at its inception in 2003, having previously worked in banking. Over the years Michael has ensured he has hands-on experience of all aspects of the company's operations, spending time in various roles from care-coordinator through customer relations and Operations Manager before becoming a Director in 2018. Outside of work Michael is a family man and loves spending time at home. He also enjoys staying active, going skiing every year and he plays football for a local amateur team.

Vicky Simister – COO

Vicky was joint founder of UKSHW along with our Chairman, Gordon Simister.  Vicky has used her deep industry knowledge and experience to grow the company and is currently Chief Operations Officer. Outside the office Vicky’s family life keeps her busy and she enjoys camping and outdoor activities.

Steve Bland – Quality Manager

Steve joined the company in 2012 and has enjoyed having autonomy in several different roles including Management, Customer Service & Training. His varied experiences mean he is well-placed to measure and monitor the quality of our services and identify potential improvements to policies and processes. A healthy productive lifestyle is important to Steve as is continuing his personal growth though his passion for the Martial Arts.

Stephen Cunningham – Office Manager

Stephen has worked at UKSHW since 2005, first as a care-coordinator then as team leader before his step up again to Office Manager. The wealth of operational knowledge within Stephen's team has been an essential contribution in the development our bespoke care management system which has become an integral part of the business.  Stephen is an avid Manchester United fan and enjoys hiking and walking.

Liz Kendall – Account Manager

Liz has been working in the Medico-Legal industry for almost 25 years, originally as a Claimant Personal Injury Lawyer. In 2007, Liz left the law and joined the first national rehabilitation provider to expand on the provision of early intervention treatment to ensure that those who had suffered an injury had access to timely, high quality care.  Liz joined UKS three years ago when we began to expand our services to encompass treatments and rehabilitation as well as diagnostics.  Liz is an accredited AFM Mediator and outside of work she likes to spend time with her two sons.  She also enjoys running, reading and attempting to grow veg in her newly acquired allotment.

Check out our easy to use online system!

UKSHW is the direct link between your patient and the treatment they need and so we’re in the perfect position to help you resolve wellbeing issues quickly and efficiently, saving you management time and cost. Through our customer portal, you are then able to monitor the status of your patient's treatment at any time, with real-time access to specialist reports and progress updates as and when you need them.

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Get in touch

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phone0333 230 1237

location61 Washway Road Manchester M33 7SS