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Karen has worked in the health service in the Rochdale borough most of her working life starting off as a nurse before progressing through the ranks and into management roles. Karen worked at the CCG’s predecessor organisations including the Heywood Middleton and Rochdale Primary Care Trust and now at the CCG she is responsible for the corporate functions including membership engagement, corporate performance, risk, business intelligence, information governance, people’s services (human resources, organisational development) and training, patient services (PALS and FOIs), communications and engagement, medicines optimisation, continuing healthcare, equality, diversity and human rights, operations, emergency planning and administration. As Executive Nurse for the CCG Karen is the lead for Quality and Safeguarding, and has responsibility for assurance of quality and safety standards in the services commissioned by NHS HMR CCG. Karen is also the CCG executive lead for safeguarding and the Data Protection Officer (DPO).