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24 April 2019

Time:  09.00-12.30pm. 

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:         Jane Stephens, Lay Member Deputy Chair of the Governing Body


1.3  Minutes of the previous meeting held in public 

Link to the CONFIRMED minutes of the meeting held in public on 27 MARCH 2019

Response to question 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 12

Speaker:       Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer 

Link to paper


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to paper



3.1    Operational Plan 2019-2020 for the Cheshire CCGs

Speaker:         Neil Evans, Commissioning Director

Link to paper


3.2    NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Budget Book 2019/20

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer 

Link to paper


3.3 Cheshire CCGs Financial Recovery Plan 2019/20

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer 

Link to paper

Link to Appendix A


3.4    Cheshire East All Age Mental Health Strategy 2019-2022

Speaker:         Mark Hughes & Keith Evans, Cheshire East Council

Link to paper

Link to presentation


3.5 My Life, My Choice: a strategy for people with learning disabilities in Cheshire East

Speaker:          Mark Hughes & Keith Evans, Cheshire East Council

Link to paper

Link to presentation


3.6    Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Update

Speaker:         Penny Hughes, Designated Clinical Officer, NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG and NHS South Cheshire CCG 

Link to paper


3.7    Transforming Care Programme (Improving the lives of people with a learning disability and/or autism)

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

Link to paper 


4. COMMITTEES OF THE CCG MINUTES - for information

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

None on this occasion 


4.2 Cheshire CCGs Joint Commissioning Committee

Speaker:         Clare Watson, Chief Officer

Link to paper



5.1 Governance and Audit Committee

Speaker:         Peter Munday, Lay Member for Governance and Audit

Link to paper


5.2 Remuneration Committee

None on this occasion 


5.3 Clinical Quality and Performance Committee

Speaker:         Dr Jenny Lawn

Link to paper



6.1 Locality Management Meeting

Speaker:         Dr Mike Clark, Assistant Clinical Chair

Link to paper


6.2   Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

None on this occasion


Meeting Close 

Time and date of next meeting: 22 May 2019