Helen de Vere
Helen has over 15 years experience as an operational and business manager in the health sector and holds a Masters in Health Care Leadership and Management. More recently she has been immersed in improvement projects where she can make the greatest difference to delivering patient care.
With a background in database design and programming, and a career spanning teaching/training, programme management and information analysis, she brings a unique skill set and a fresh approach to generating solutions.
What would you describe as your area of expertise?
Infectious enthusiasm. Helping people develop clarity, realise that they knew the answer all along and support them to generate their own results.
Which projects are you most proud of? Why?
Projects that take a complex problem, break it down and co-author a simple effective solution to something that has been driving people nuts for years. Projects that are owned by many and run by the front line.
How would you describe working for Francis Health?
Fast paced and rewarding. A real privilege working with dedicated and passionate individuals who put patients front and centre of all solutions.
What projects are you currently working on?
Currently I am working on acute flow and theatre productivity in the gorgeous Bay of Plenty.
What gets you out of bed in the morning?
The opportunity to make a difference and to constantly innovate.