Deputy Director Primary Care, NHS England
Dr Nikita Kanani is a GP in south-east London and national Deputy Medical Director of Primary Care for NHSE England. Prior to this she was Chief Clinical Officer of NHS Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
Nikki has held a range of positions within healthcare to support the development of innovative models of care, highly engaged clinical, patient and public leadership and is passionate about improving service provision, access and population wellbeing.
She is a member of The King’s Fund General Advisory Council, co-Chair of the London Prevention Partnership Board, and holds a MSc in health care commissioning. With her sister she co-founded STEMMsisters, a social enterprise supporting young people to study science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine. She was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017.
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