Assistant Clinical Chair Dorset CCG, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group
Karen has been a GP for 25 years, now senior partner in a large practice, and combines this with a senior leadership role with Dorset CCG as Assistant Clinical Chair and Locality clinical chair for Weymouth and Portland. She is part of the Senior Leader Team in Dorset for the STP and is the Clinical Lead for the Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS). A strong and credible clinical leader with significant executive level experience, detailed knowledge of both commissioning and delivery of healthcare at scale, Karen is a change leader for the Dorset health system, helping shape and deliver health and care services within the ICS. She has been appointed as a National Clinical Advisor for Primary care with the NHSE Transformation team, working to support both ICS and STPs to spread innovation and new ways of working and with a special interest in leadership and workforce.