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24th June 2015

Time: 1.30pm - 4.00pm

Members of the public are invited to join the Governing Body Members for refreshments from 1.15pm.

Location: Poynton Civic Centre, off Park Lane, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1RB

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Following the completion of the Governing Body meeting, members of the public are also invited to attend an informal meeting with the Governing Body members where there will be an opportunity to raise questions or concerns. Members of the public need not have attended the Governing Body meeting beforehand and are welcome to attend just for this session.

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.


Please click on the links below to access the Agenda and papers for the Governing Body meeting.

Link to Agenda front sheet 

Link to the agenda and full supporting paper pack 


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1.1 Welcome and apologies

Speaker:         Dr Paul Bowen, Chair


1.2 Declarations of any interests relevant to the agenda items

1.3 Minutes of previous meeting held in public (May 2015)

Link to the confirmed minutes of the meeting held in public on 25 May 2015 


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:         Jerry Hawker, Chief Officer

Summary of Item 1.5: This report provides an update on national, regional and local developments pertinent to the provision of care in Eastern Cheshire and to discharging the statutory duties of the Clinical Commissioning Group. 

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A



2.1 Finance and Performance Report Month 2 as at 31 May 2015

Link to paper


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Summary of Item 2.2: This report presents a summary of strategic risks and offers assurance that suitable controls are in place and risks are recorded appropriately.

Link to cover paper 

Link to Assurance Framework

2.2.1 Governing Body Assurance Framework Case Study – Caring Together Delivery

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to presentation


2.3 Sub Committee Minutes - for information

2.3.1 Governance and Audit Committee

Speaker:         Gerry Gray, Lay Member for Governance and Audit

Link to paper

Link to minutes


2.3.2 Remuneration Committee

Speaker:         Gerry Gray, Lay Member for Governance and Audit

None on this occasion


2.3.3 Clinical Quality and Performance Committee

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

Summary of Item 2.3.3: This report summarises provider performance and highlights any concerns about quality of services. It offers assurance on actions being taken in relation to these concerns.

Link to front cover 

Link to performance dashboard

Link to minutes 


2.4 Advisory Committee reports - for information

2.4.1 Locality Management Meeting

Speaker:        Dr Paul Bowen, GP Chair

None on this occasion


2.4.2 Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

Speaker:        Bill Swann, Lay Member for Patient and Public Involvement

None on this occasion



3.1       Connecting Care across Cheshire  Pioneer Programme update

Summary of Item 3.1: This paper presents to the Governing Body an update on the progress of the Connecting Care across Cheshire Pioneer programme 

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to paper 


3.2       NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group Prospectus 2015-16

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to front cover

Link to prospectus 


3.3       Review of CCG Performance against Quality Priorities in 2014 - 15

Summary of Item 3.3: This paper provides the Governing Body with an overview of the NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group performance against quality and performance outcome measures for the year 2014-15.

Speakers:       Neil Evans, Commissioning Director

Link to paper 




Wednesday 29 July 2015 09.00am – 12.30pm, Macclesfield Town Hall