Penny Woodhead

Head of Quality and Safety


Penny has worked in the NHS for 24 years, trained as a general nurse in a London teaching hospital, specialised in oncology and palliative care and has experience clinically and in management across tertiary, secondary, primary care and the voluntary sector. Penny has also been involved in clinical governance since 1998 at service and organisational level.

Penny’s role within the CCG is Head of Quality and Safety and is responsible for making sure that the services that are commissioned are of a high standard. This includes safety, safeguarding, effectiveness and patient experience. Penny is also a member of the quality and safety committee.