Our Governing Body

Nicola Harkness - Managing Director, East Staffordshire CCG

Nicky Harkness June18

Nicky started her early NHS career in nursing qualifying from the Nightingale School of Nursing, St Thomas’ Hospital London. She then went on to gain experience across both acute and community care settings gaining experience at a senior level with expertise spanning Commissioning, Public Health and the operational management of services.

Nicky has been a member of a CCG Governing Body and Executive for 2 and a half years. In her previous role as Chief Operating Officer in East Staffordshire CCG she held a wide portfolio of responsibility including: commissioning, primary care, service transformation and integration. She is passionate about working in collaboration with patients, the public and stakeholders to inform how and what we commission to secure improvements in health outcomes for residents in East Staffordshire.