Clare Watson - Assistant Chief Executive

Clare Watson

Clare has maintained a clear focus on working in partnership to make a positive difference throughout an NHS career spanning more than 25 years.

Passionate about organisational development and supporting colleagues to reach their full potential, Clare is particularly proud of her work with GP colleagues to support primary care at scale, enabling general practice to transform and thrive.

Clare brought her experience of transformation in Greater Manchester to lead complex and wide-ranging work to bring together four NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Cheshire.

She was the Accountable Officer for NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group throughout the COVID-19 response, having previously led financial and organisational turnaround as Accountable Officer for both NHS South Cheshire and NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Clare Watson - Deputy Chief Executive