Mrs Carmel O’Brien

Mrs Carmel O’Brien

Chief Nurse and Quality Officer, Deputy Managing Director

Carmel took up the role of Chief Nurse and Quality Officer for East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group in May 2012.

She has a strong background in quality and patient safety, with over 25 years’ experience in both clinical and management roles across acute, community and primary care.

Carmel studied in the West Midlands, becoming a registered general nurse in 1989 and a registered midwife in 1991, and worked for three years as a midwife in Australia. She has a BA in Health Studies and a Masters in Leadership across Health and Social Care.

She was previously the associate director for nursing and quality for NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland Community Health Services and the associate director for quality for NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland Primary Care Trust.