DMC welcomes Daniela Valdés as our very first COO

Now more than ever, DMC believes it is essential to sustain and maximise our learning, quality and knowledge as to help us grow and improve our services. To that end, at DMC Healthcare we have made some changes to strengthen our organisation and executive team. This year we welcome Daniela Valdés to DMC Healthcare, as our very first Chief Operating Officer (COO) and as our latest Board Member.

Dr Nadeem Moghal will be stepping into a new role as Chief Medical Officer. We are very excited for Nadeem Moghal to be moving into this new role given his previous experience as Medical Director. Alongside Dr Ravi Gupta, Group Medical Director and Co-Founder, this new position will help strengthen medical and clinical decision-making alongside further business development within our existing and prospective clinical services.

Daniela Valdés joins us from Nexus Health Group, following at successful response to major CQC failings. Ms Valdes has wider experience in other NHS areas (commissioning, policy, delivery) and healthcare settings (pathology, primary, urgent, outpatient care). Prior to working in the NHS Daniela had a productive international experience with Deloitte and the World Bank. Daniela has a strong academic background with a MSc in Economics (UCL) and a PGDip in Global Healthcare Delivery (Harvard).

We look forward to Ms Valdés, leading us to improve DMC’s approach to Quality and Operations whilst expanding her own understanding of community and diagnostic services. Daniela will also combine her DMC role with part-time PhD studies in Computer Science (Warwick) and health tech aspirations, which we fully support!

In announcing the appointment, Anil Gupta, Group Managing Director and co-founder commented: ‘I look forward to working with Daniela in her capacity as Chief Operating Officer. We are certain that her appointment in this new role will bring about positive change and enhanced capability alongside a strengthened Medical Directorate, led by Dr Moghal’.

Daniela commented ‘I am delighted to be joining DMC Healthcare to support patients achieve better outcomes. I look forward to working with patients and stakeholders to improve our operating processes while leading with enthusiasm and kindness.’

Nadeem Commented ‘It is good to see the increasing professionalising of the organisation, with more expertise being added and reshaped to build a strong future.’

As part of her induction, Daniela is looking forward to having conversations with patients and commissioners. If you would like to talk to her please get in touch with us at info@dmchealthcare.co.uk

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