Tara Case | Chief Executive
Tara brings extensive healthcare and business experience to her role with Ways to Wellness. She previously worked in NHS Clinical Commissioning in North East England. Prior to that, Tara worked as an Occupational Therapist in clinical roles with patients for more than ten years in England (Gateshead) and Canada. Her early career experience was as a professional geologist and project manager, exploring for gold in remote corners of the world. Tara holds an MBA (with distinction) from Durham University, an MSc in Occupational Therapy (McMaster University) and a BSc in Geology (University of British Columbia). She is registered with the Health and Social Care Professions Council UK.
Tara is delighted to be part of Ways to Wellness’ pioneering approach to supporting people living with long-term conditions. Outside of work, Tara enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and makes time for running and yoga whenever she can.
Amie Callan | Finance and Contracts Manager
Amie has extensive finance and audit experience, understands the key drivers behind successful business performance and has a sound financial background. Prior to her role with Ways to Wellness she held numerous roles within a multinational US-based organisation, including as Assistant Financial Controller across a European Division, managing business projects and performing in depth financial audits. Amie has been a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 2011.
Outside of work, Amie enjoys spending time with family, including her two poodles, and regular trips to the theatre. She also enjoys keeping fit and outdoor leisure activities. Amie is committed to and passionate about being a part of Ways to Wellness.
Katie Hopper | Business Administration Assistant
Katie has recently joined Ways to Wellness as the Business and Finance Administrator. Having previously worked in multiple sectors, ranging from Financial Platforms to Trade Unions, Katie has acquired a diverse range of skills but is always open to learning something new - which is what attracted her to this opportunity. She is committed and excited about being part of this pioneering venture.
In her spare time Katie enjoys seeing family, reading and watching films. She also likes to spend time outdoors with her partner and running with her puppy.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Public Health Research Programme has committed approximately £500,000 in funding for Newcastle University and Durham University to conduct a 28-month study on the costs and effectiveness of Ways to Wellness.Read more
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