Loretto Grogan
National Chief Nursing & Midwifery Information Officer, HSE

Loretto is the National Chief Nursing and Midwifery Information Officer for the health service in Ireland. The purpose of her role is to provide leadership and strategic direction for nursing and midwifery in conjunction with her multi-professional leaders  in digital health; ensure clinical practice is fully supported by the use of digital technology and data science; and the clinical workforce are empowered to practice and lead in a digitally-enabled healthcare system now and into the future.

She believes connected digital health can make all our lives better and delivering an enabling architecture to support Irelands overarching vision for healthcare which is Slaintecare, with integrated care at its core, is a fundamental driver for her role.

Loretto has extensive experience working across health services and has worked in a variety of clinical and management roles in acute and community services in addition to research, programme management, data analytics, quality improvement and leadership roles.