2023 speakers

Tara Donnelly, founder, Digital Care

Tara Donnelly runs Digital Care, a boutique advisory firm that supports clients in the NHS and digital health innovators scale digital care, with a particular emphasis on digital home care.  

Tara has worked in the NHS for 30 years, with a career that has spanned a range of operational roles in hospitals across London including Director of Operations at the Whittington, Managing Director roles at University College London Hospitals and Chief Executive of the West Middlesex University Hospital. Her second Chief Executive position was leading the Health Innovation Network, the academic health science network for south London. Most recently she was the Chief Digital Officer for NHS England.  

She is Trustee and Senior Independent Director of leading think tank, the Nuffield Trust and President of the Health CEOs’ Club. Her prior Trustee experience includes ten years on the Board of Macmillan Cancer Support. Tara publishes regular articles on digital home care in a range of settings and these are collated on her website https://digital.care/ 

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