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22 May 2019

Time:  09.00-11.30am. 

Location: Boardroom One, 1st Floor West Wing, New Alderley House, MDGH, Victoria Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3BL


If you wish to raise a concern, ask questions or feedback your comments about individual items contained in the agenda and supporting papers of the Governing Body meeting please contact:

Matthew Cunningham

Head of Corporate Services 


Telephone: 01625 663339

Raising a question/concern - note: Members of the public wishing to ask a question at the Governing Body meeting should provide at least three clear working days notice in writing to the Head of Corporate Services and should include the question and any supporting information with that notice. This will provide the opportunity to undertake, where necessary, any background research so as to enable the most informed answer to be given. It is not a requirement to give notice of the intention to make use of public speaking provision. However, as a matter of courtesy, a minimum period of 24 hours' notice is encouraged.

Space is limited for members of the public to observe the meetings so please contact Matthew in advance of the meeting if you wish to attend.

Link to Agenda front sheet 

Link to Agenda and Papers combined pack - with appendices

Link to Agenda and Papers - without appendices



1.1  Welcome and apologies

Speaker:         Dr Andrew Wilson, Clinical Chair 


1.3  Minutes of the previous meeting held in public 

Link to the CONFIRMED minutes of the meeting held in public on 24 APRIL 2019

Response to questions from HealthVoice 


1.4 Public Speaking Time

A total period of 10 minutes is allocated for members of the public to raise a question / make a statement(s) that has been submitted in advance or which would like to be raised on the day, time permitting.

Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes, but the Chair will decide how the period of time is allocated for public speaking will be apportioned, where there are a number of speakers.


1.5  Chief Officer Report

Speaker:         Clare Watson, Chief Officer

Link to paper 



2.1  Finance Performance Report Month 01

Speaker:       Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer 

Link to paper

Link to Appendix A


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to paper

Link to Appendix A


2.3   Transforming Care Programme Update

Speaker:         Tracey Cole, Director of Commissioning, NHS South Cheshire CCG & NHS Vale Royal CCG

Link to paper



3.1  NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19: External Audit Opinion from Grant Thornton LLP UK

Speaker:         David Johnson, Grant Thornton LLP

Presentation (available 22 May 2019)


3.2  NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Annual Report and Accounts 2018 - 19

Speaker:         Clare Watson, Chief Officer

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A - Annual Report and Accounts 2018 - 2019 (available following 22 May 2019 meeting)


3.3    Safeguarding Children – new Partnership Arrangements for Cheshire East

Speaker:         Moira McGrath, Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix A


3.4      Ipsos MORI 360 Degree CCG Stakeholder Survey 2018-19: Results for NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG

Speaker:         Matthew Cunningham, Head of Corporate Services 

Link to paper

Link to Appendices


4. COMMITTEES OF THE CCG MINUTES - for information

4.1 Eastern Cheshire Primary Care (General Medical) Care Services Commissioning Committee

Speaker:         Gill Boston, Lay Member for Public and Patient Involvement

Link to paper

Link to Appendix A


4.2 Cheshire CCGs Joint Commissioning Committee

Speaker:         Dr Andrew Wilson, Clinical Chair

None on this occasion



5.1 Governance and Audit Committee

None on this occasion 


5.2 Remuneration Committee

None on this occasion 


5.3 Clinical Quality and Performance Committee

Speaker:         Sheila Hillhouse, Registered Nurse on the Governing Body

Link to paper

Link to Appendix A



6.1 Locality Management Meeting

Speaker:         Dr Andrew Wilson, Clinical Chair

Link to paper 

Link to Appendix A


6.2   Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

None on this occasion


Meeting Close 

Time and date of next meeting: 26 June 2019