Carole Dehghani, Chief Executive

Carole Dehghani is Chief Executive of Corby Clinical Commissioning Group and interim Accountable Officer of Nene Clinical Commissioning Group. She has more than 30 years’ experience working in the NHS in a variety of senior management and leadership roles including Director of Public Health.

After obtaining her MSc in Health Policy and Management, Carole developed her interest in NHS policy as an Associate Director at NHS Northamptonshire. She has successfully led local implementation programmes which engaged large numbers of primary, secondary and community care clinicians together with patients and partner organisations in the scoping and identifying best models of care, creating high quality care for the population of Northamptonshire.

Throughout her career Carole has taken on a number of roles which has resulted in successful pathway and service re-design for COPD, heart failure, vascular services and diabetes leading to both national and international acclaim.

Carole was appointed as Chief Executive of Corby CCG in December 2013 and joined Nene CCG as interim Accountable Officer in December 2017. The new leadership arrangement across the two CCGs will enable commissioners to build on the close collaborative work already under way.