Caroline Brunt Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals (Interim)

Caroline commenced training as a nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham in 1981, registering in 1984. She subsequently qualified as a midwife in 1986 and has since continued her service in the NHS as a nurse/midwife working in a range of clinical and managerial roles throughout her career. She holds an NMC registration on both the adult nursing and midwifery registers. She also holds an MSc (Distinction) in Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care from the University of Southampton. She has held senior clinical leadership posts prior to joining Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) as Chief Nurse in November 2015. She leads the Quality and Safety team and the Safeguarding team; working together to ensure that DIHC meets its statutory responsibilities associated with the provision of safe, high quality patient services across the borough of Dudley. Caroline has also led the CCG Primary Care Commissioning team with oversight of the Primary Care core contracting and commissioning function.