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The Business of Healthcare with Tara Humphrey

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Tara Humphrey looks behind-the-scenes at the business side of healthcare by talking to NHS and private healthcare leaders. And, throughout this podcast, she also shares her own project management and leadership insights.Tara has an MBA in Healthcare Leadership and Management and Leadership. She is t… read more


#112 Tony Warne - The Role of a Non-Executive Director


#112: The Role of a Non Executive Director – Professor Tony Warne  

In this episode, I interview Professor Tony Warne who works at The University of Salford. He's also a Non-Executive Director. He used to be an Associate Pro Vice Chancellor and has got a background in Mental Health Care Services. 

Tony joins me on the podcast today to talk about the role of a Non-Executive Director, writing his blog every Sunday for the past 12 years, mentorship and talking us through what it takes to get a PhD. 


“I’m a great believer in mentors and one of the most privileged things I had when I was the Dean of the school was to mentor people’s careers, and for me that was one of the most rewarding things that I could do was to use my experience to open doors for people”. Tony Warne 


This week on The Business of Healthcare:  

  • #earlyrisersclub on twitter. 
  • Writing a blog. 
  • Role of a Non-Executive Director. 
  • Being self confident and challenging people without condemning. 
  • Diversity and Mentorship 
  • What it takes to get a PhD. 

Connect with Tony Warne:  

Work with me 

I’m Tara Humphrey and I’m the founder of THC Primary Care, a leading healthcare consultancy. I provide project and network management to Primary Care Networks and consulting support to clinical leads. To date, I’ve worked with 11 Training Hubs and 12 Primary Care Networks.  

I have over 20 years of project management and business development experience across the private and public sector and have an MBA in Leadership and Management in Healthcare. I’m also published in the London Journal of Primary Care and the author of over 190 blogs.  

For more weekly insights and advice sign up to my newsletter.  

Improving the Business of Healthcare – One Episode at a Time   

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