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25 April 2018

Time: 09.00 - 13.30pm. Members of the public are invited to join the Governing Body Members for light refreshments from 08.45am.

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.

On this occasion following the completion of the Governing Body meeting there will NOT be an opportunity to undertake an informal question and answer session with the Governing Body members.

Link to Agenda front sheet 

Link to Agenda and Papers combined pack - with appendices (194 pages)

Link to Agenda and Papers combined pack - without appendices (120 pages)


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1.1 Welcome and apologies

Speaker:         Dr Paul Bowen, Clinical Chair


1.2 Declarations of any interests relevant to the agenda items


1.3  Minutes of previous meeting held in public (February 2018)

Link to the CONFIRMED minutes of the meeting held in public on 28 February 2018 

Link to appendix


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

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A



2.1  Finance Performance Report Month 12 as at 31 March 2018

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper 


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper

Link to Governing Body Assurance Framework 


2.3 Governing Body Assurance Framework Deepdive GBAF280: 2017-18 QIPP Programme (Financial Recovery)

Link to presentation 



3.1 NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Financial Plan 2018-19

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper 


3.2 Future of CCG Commissioning in Cheshire

Speaker:         Jerry Hawker, Chief Officer

                         Matthew Cunningham, Programme Director Unified Commissioning (Cheshire)

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix One

Link to Appendix Two


3.3  Commissioning Intentions 2017-18 – update on achievements     

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Not covered...moved to 23 May 2018 Governing Body meeting


4. COMMITTEES OF THE CCG MINUTES - for information

4.1 Eastern Cheshire Primary (General Medical) Care Commissioning Committee

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

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A

Link to Appendix B


4.2 Cheshire CCGs Joint Commissioning Committee

None on this occasion 



5.1 Governance and Audit Committee

Speaker:         Peter Munday, Lay Member for Governance and Audit & Committee Chair

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A


5.2 Remuneration Committee

None on this occasion 


5.3 Clinical Quality and Performance Committee

Speaker:         Dr Jennifer Lawn, GP Locality Peer Group Lead & Committee Chair

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A



6.1 Locality Management Meeting

None on this occasion 


6.2   Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

None on this occasion 


Meeting Close

Time and date of next meeting: 23 May 2018