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27 April 2016

Time: 09.00am - 12.30pm. Members of the public are invited to join the Governing Body Members for light refreshments from 08.45am.

Location: Bridestones Suite, Congleton Town Hall, High Street, Congleton, CW12 1BN

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Following the completion of the Governing Body meeting, there will NOT be an opportunity for an informal questions and answer session with members of the Governing Body.

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. 


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

Link to Agenda front sheet

Link to full Agenda and Paper Pack 

Link to appendices 


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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 (March 2016)

Link to the CONFIRMED minutes of the meeting held in public on 30 March 2016 


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.

Governing Body Response to Question raised by Mrs Diane Walton


1.5  Chief Officer Report

Speaker:         Jerry Hawker, Chief Officer

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A

Link to Appendix B



2.1 Finance and Performance Report Month 12

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper

Link to Finance and Performance Report, Month 12


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper

Link to Governing Body Assurance Framework 


2.2.1 Governing Body Assurance Framework Deep dive item: GBAF14 Stroke Services compliance in Eastern Cheshire

Speaker:        Neil Evans, Commissioning Director



2.3 Sub Committee Minutes - for information

2.3.1 Governance and Audit Committee

Speaker:         Gerry Gray, Lay Member for Governance and Audit

Verbal update


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:         Dr Jennifer Lawn, Committee Chair

Verbal update


2.3.4 Eastern Cheshire Primary (General Medical) Care Joint Commissioning Committee

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

None on this occasion 


2.4 Advisory Committee reports - for information

2.4.1 Locality Management Meeting

Link to cover paper


2.4.2   Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

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

Link to cover paper 

Link to Unconfirmed minutes



3.1     CCG Financial Plan 2016-17

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper

Link to Financial Plan


3.2     CCG Draft QIPP Plan 2016-17 Proposal

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

                        Dr Mike Clark, Clinical Lead



3.3      NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Communications and Engagement achievements end of year report 2015-16

Speaker:         Charles Malkin, Communications Manager

                        Usman Nawaz, Engagement & Involvement Manager

Link to cover paper 

Link to combined appendices



3.4    NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG 2016/17 Prospectus

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy & Transformation Director

Link to cover paper 

Link to draft Prospectus 


3.5    Cheshire Digital Roadmap

Speaker:         Jerry Hawker, Chief Officer

Link to cover paper




Wednesday 25 May 2016, 13.00-16.30pm, Macclesfield Town Hall