Meet the Connected Health Team

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In 2013, a team of highly experienced professionals, with a relevant mix of knowledge and expertise, came together to create Connected Health Group Limited. As one of the leading home care providers in Northern Ireland and ROI, we provide effective and efficient high quality healthcare services in the home and in the community, thereby promoting prevention and decreasing the demand for costly hospitalisation.

Our 3Ts approach of talent, training and technology ensures effective connections between all of those involved so that, together, we deliver better and more responsive support in a way that measurably improves the lives of those in our care.

Our Values

Those receiving care must always be at the very centre of all that we do. It is our responsibility and our duty to effectively connect all of those involved so that, together, we deliver better and more responsive support in a way that measurably improves the lives of those in our care.

We ensure our service is Effective, Safe, Compassionate and delivered with Innovation.

Our People

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Brian O’Connor

Chairman

Brian was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland and has worked in the UK, the US and lived in Hong Kong for eleven years.
Through his long established consultancy company, Corporate Direction Ltd, he is currently providing strategic advice to Governments, International organisations and companies on the challenges facing healthcare in general and specifically on the Connected Health opportunity.

Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams

CEO

Having established and grown businesses in the hospitality, construction and healthcare sectors, Douglas was an early advocate of the consolidation and professionalisation of the Domiciliary Care market and the integration of this service with both TeleCare and TeleHealth services.

Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams

Director

Ryan is an innovator and solutions architect within the business services and talent space assisting clients to identify, map and solve challenges relating to sales & business development, commercialisation, recruitment, talent management, contingent workforce management, outsourcing & business transformation.

Bertie Notley

Bertie Notely

Director

Bertie is a results driven, self motivated and resourceful business development professional with 15 years experience in varied sales environments with a proven ability to establish and develop effective high level relationships. His indepth knowledge of technology platforms and integration are invaluable to Connected Health.

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Lorraine Corr

Company Director of Care

Lorraine Corr is Director of Care and is responsible for all aspects of operational delivery and excellence. Lorraine leads an exemplar team of Area Managers and Functional leads with an absolute and relentless focus on exemplary client care and commissioner relationships. Lorraine was a finalist in the national UK Homecare Awards, celebrated for her incredible journey from part time carer 10 years ago to the key role of Director of Care in the business today. 

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Julie Cordner

Director of People

As Director of People, Julie leads the People Focus function which encompasses the Recruitment, Marketing Communications, Nursing Agency and HR teams. People Focus aims to create great employee experiences, motivating and engaging our employees. Julie joined Connected Health as Director of Business Development & Projects in March 2017. She has been an instrumental part of the team securing contracts and opening new offices across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and GB. Julie has over twenty years experience in marketing communications and recruitment. 

Theresa Morrison

Theresa Morrison

Director of Clinical Services & Training

Theresa is Clinical Director and oversees the Nursing Agency and the Connected Academy. She is a fully qualified nurse since 2010 and accredited healthcare trainer. Prior to joining the Connected Health Group, Theresa was a Unit Manager in a Private hospital in Australia and has completed her Masters in Interdisciplinary Dementia Studies.

Laura Bradley

Laura Bradley

Acting Director of Care ROI

Laura joined Connected Health in February 2020, she is an experienced Home Care Professional with over 10 years in the sector. Laura brings her wealth of experience and will be responsible for our continued growth and delivery of operational excellence throughout the Republic of Ireland.

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Rachel Brammer

Director of Stakeholder Engagement & Client Relationships 

Rachel comes from a clinical background, working as a physiotherapist in Service Development in both the private and public sector in London. She has recently come from an award-winning tech start up and secured million-pound investments for the development of technology to enhance musculoskeletal care. 

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John Kelly

Chief Technology Officer

John’s role within Connected Health includes leading the design, development, and test integration of innovative technology products and technology-assisted patient services, as well as travelling globally to establish international working relationships that foster healthcare innovation with the view to improve the lives of those most vulnerable. John has conceived, designed, and led the development of multiple proprietary products, the latest being the award-winning remote incontinence management system, branded as airCeption®.

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Liam Smyth

Financial Controller

Liam joined Connected Health in November 2020. He is a highly skilled, performance driven Financial Controller with strong commercial background having previously worked with Aperture IVA and Titanic Belfast.  Liam will lead the Finance team across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and GB as Connected Health continues to grow.

Rebecca Vogel

Rebecca Vogel

Director of Technology & Special Projects

Rebecca joined the company in 2016 and she oversees Connected Health’s IT and Telecomms as well as the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Division. TEC includes a bespoke Living Lab developed to test technology products and services, and assess their suitability for use in the healthcare sector. 

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Chelsi Cornwell

Director of Care | GB

Chelsi has a wealth of experience spanning over 12 years in the Health and Social Care sector. She is extremely dedicated to providing an excellent delivery of care in an effective and efficient manner.  A British care award winner with sound knowledge in managing supported living and domiciliary care, developing outstanding CQC inspections across her career.

Operations Director

Paula Cahoon

 Operations Director

Paula joined Connected Health in February 2021. She is a highly skilled, Operations Director with over 20 years experience.  Paula has previously managed multi-million pound contracts across Ireland, NI and GB. She brings a wealth of knowledge and is developing and implementing processes that will allow Connected Health the opportunity to grow across all our jurisdictions.

Our Partners

Health & Social Care Professionals

Those professionals within the health and social care sector who contract for our services, together with the regulatory bodies who support them, have a right to expect that not only will we deliver our services to the agreed and approved standards, but that we will put in place a regime of continuous improvement that lifts our service delivery standards and our efficiencies above and beyond expectations.

Academia and Industry

 

With the continued growth in service demands, new solutions and methods of service delivery will need to be devised, perfected and implemented. It is our belief that such solutions are best created through active, ongoing dialogue and collaboration with those leaders in the fields of Research & Development, in academia and in industry.

Our Supply Chain

 

Ensuring the most effective service delivery solution, utilising “across-the-board” best practice.  All of those working within our supply chain understand the issues and demands faced within our sector and are ready to leverage their expertise and resource in support of the delivery of the highest possible standards of care.

Voluntary & Community Sectors

We are committed to working in support of and in partnership with voluntary organisations and community groups in order to deliver “joined-up” local services in the most appropriate, efficient and effective manner. In this way, we are seeking to ensure that resource, experience, knowledge and expertise is focused and optimised within communities for the benefit of all of those requiring care and support, thereby delivering consistently better Health and Social Care outcomes.