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25th September 2013

Date: Wednesday 25th September 2013 

Time: 1.00pm - 3.30pm. Members of the public are invited to join the Governing Body Members for tea and biscuits from 12.30pm and to join the information question and answer session at 3.30pm, directly after the Governing Body meeting.

Location: Council Chamber, Poynton Civic Centre, Off Park Lane, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1RB

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 Governing Body meeting please contact:

Matthew Cunningham

Corporate Services Manager


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 Corporate Services Manager 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.

Agenda 25th September 2013

Please click on the links betlow to access the individual papers for the board meeting:

Link to Agenda front sheet only

Link to Agenda and full supporting papers pack

No Item.


1.1 Welcome and opening remarks from the Chair

1.2 Public Speaking Time


1.3 Apologies for absence

1.4 Declarations of any interests relevant to the agenda items

1.5 Minutes of previous meeting held in public (July 2013)

Link to the confirmed minutes of the previous meeting held in public

1.6 Chief Officer Briefing

Link to the Chief Officer Briefing




2.1 Caring Together Strategic Outline Case 

Summary of item 2.1: This aim of this report is to provide the Governing Body with a summary of the findings and recommendations of the Strategic Outline Case for endorsement.

Link to cover paper

2.2 Cheshire East Public Health and NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Memorandum of Understanding

Summary of item 2.2:  The aim of this report is to provide the Governing Body with the details regarding the agreement around the provision of Healthcare Public Health support to NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG between and by the Public Health Directorate of Cheshire East Council.

Link to cover paper

2.3 Cheshire East Local Safeguarding Children's Board Annual Report 2012-2013

Summary of item 2.3: The aim of this report is to inform the Governing Body about the findings and actions of the 2012-2013 Annual Report of the Cheshire East Local Safeguarding Children's Board.

Link to cover paper

2.4 Revisions to NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Constitution

Summary of item 2.4: The aim of this report is to inform the Governing Body about the revisions that have been made to the Constitution of NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG so as to receive ratification ahead of its submission to NHS England.

Link to cover paper


3.1 Caring Together Programme Update

None on this occasion due to being covered under agenda item 2.1.

3.2 Finance and Performance Report, Month 5

Summary of item 3.2: This report outlines to the Governing Body the financial performance to date and estimated year outturn of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, and provides an update on the identified range of initiatives as part of the Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention plan that is aimed to deliver the £5.9m challenge, and the associated governance process that will be implemented to support and monitor the delivery.

Link to cover paper 

3.3 Sub Committee Minutes for information

3.3.1 Governance and Audit Committee

Verbal report

3.3.2 Renumeration Committee

Verbal Report

3.3.3 Clinical Quality and Performance Committee

Link to cover paper

3.4 Advisory Committees - summary notes for information

3.4.1 NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Locality Management Meeting

Link to cover paper

3.4.2 Eastern Cheshire Community HealthVoice

Link to cover paper




3.30pm: Start of informal Question and Answer session.

Date and time of next Governing Body Meeting:

Wednesday 27th November 2013

1.00 - 3.30pm

Macclesfield Town Hall