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The Business of Healthcare Podcast with Tara Humphrey

Sep 14, 2022

Welcome back to The Business of Healthcare Podcast.  This week I have the absolute pleasure of speaking with Salma Yasmeen who is the Executive Director of Strategy and Change – South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. 

Salma brings a wealth of knowledge of health and care systems and leading innovation and change in organisations and across systems with people at the centre. Salma started her career as a Mental Health Nurse and joined South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in 2017.   


This week on the Business of Healthcare Podcast 

Salma’s career and being a proud mental health nurse 

Being courageous and bold 

Inspiring the next generation 

Being a key person of influence in the NHS 

The power of coaching and what it has meant to Salma 

The importance of good governance and setting the leadership tone in her organisation 

The Complexities of running a large organisation and getting in her own way 

Having an assistant to help protect your time 

Leadership happens at every level 


How to Connect with Salma Yasmeen 



Episode Mentions 

Karen Middleton 

Dr Bola Owolabi 


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 supported over 50 Primary Care Networks and 3 GP Federations.  I understand and appreciate the complexity of healthcare and what it takes to deliver projects across multiple practices. 

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 250 Blogs 


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