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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


#74: Axela with Nicholas Kelly – Part 1

Nicholas Kelly is the Chairman and Co-founder of Axela – a company that combines healthcare technology and social care. At the time of recording, it is worth £5.1 million and has 1200 employees. Nick is a former RAF pilot and has worked for Apple and LinkedIn.

Nick joins me today to share what Axela are working on today and the new developments they have in the pipeline. He co-founded the company with his Mum and shares the relationship and partnership that has built between them. Nick shares how he found himself in the world of social care and how he managed to bring his love for technology, data and innovation into the industry.


“What I really wanted to do was find a way of marrying technology and healthcare together, in a way that was driven from the need.” Nicholas Kelly


This week on The Business of Healthcare:

  • What Axela does
  • What Axela is working on today and new developments.
  • How Nick co-founded the company with his Mum.
  • The relationship and partnership that’s built with him and his Mum.
  • How Nick found himself in the world of social care.
  • How Nick brought technology, data and innovation into social care.


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