– UK, London – Totally Plc (AIM: TLY), the provider of a range of services to the healthcare sector, is pleased to announce that Michael Rogers has been appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.
Michael has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare-services and care-services provision. He is currently a non-executive director of Mears Group PLC (“Mears”), the provider of support services to the social housing and care sectors in the UK, which is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. Michael is also a health and social care adviser to Morgan Stanley Private Equity and a member of the investment advisory board of private equity provider Bestport Ventures LLP.
In 1976, Michael was appointed as managing director of the British Nursing Association. In 1988 he became the chief executive of Nestor-BNA plc when the group floated on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. Michael remained here until 1996, prior to founding Careforce Group plc in 1999 which floated on AIM in 2004. Careforce Group plc completed a number of acquisitions to become one of the UK’s leading domiciliary care providers, prior to its acquisition by Mears in 2007, following which Michael joined the Mears board.
Bob Holt, Chairman of Totally, said: “I am delighted that Mike has agreed to join the Board of Totally at the start of our journey. Mike has had an outstanding career in the healthcare sector and his experience will be invaluable to us as we build a substantial business.”
Wendy Lawrence, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, said: “Mike joins us at a very exciting time. His invaluable expertise complements those of our other board members and I’m very much looking forward to working with him.”
Totally plc is focused on the provision of professional health coaching which promotes and facilitates self care. Totally’s services have been shown to reduce costs for Clinical Commissioning Groups by, for example, reducing unplanned admissions to hospitals and visits to Accident and Emergency Departments.
Totally currently operates contracts with NHS England and several CCGs across England delivering their Long Term Condition Management and Shared Decision Making Programs.
Totally Health is a provider of a range of services to the healthcare sector that supports individuals to better understand their clinical conditions and support them to avoid exacerbations of such conditions and promote self care.
Shared Decision Making and the Management of Long Term Conditions are key strategic areas for the NHS in England. The NHS in England estimates that £7 out of every £10 spent on health and social care is spent looking after people diagnosed with a Long Term Condition.
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