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27th January 2016

Date: Wednesday 27 January 2016

Time: 1.00pm 

Location: Council Chamber, Macclesfield Town Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1EA

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Raising a question/concern - note: It is not a requirement to give notice of the intention to make use of public speaking provision, however, as a matter of courtesy, it is requested that members of the public provide at least three clear working days notice in writing to the Head of Corporate Services and 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. 

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 September 2015 Governing Body meeting please contact:

Matthew Cunningham

Head of Corporate Services


Telephone: 01625 663339

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 the full pack of 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 (November 2015)

Link to the unconfirmed minutes of the meeting held in public on 25 November 2015 

Link to the confirmed minutes of the meeting of 25 November 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

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendices A-C

Link to Appendix D



2.1 Finance and Performance Report Month 8 and Month 9 as at 27 January 2016

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper and Appendix A: Finance and Performance Report, Month 9 


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper and Appendix One: Governing Body Assurance Framework


2.2.1 Governing Body Assurance Framework Deep dive item: East Cheshire NHS Trust Underlying Financial Position GBAF16 

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer



2.3 Sub Committee Minutes - for information

2.3.1 Governance and Audit Committee

None on this occasion


2.3.2 Remuneration Committee

Speaker:         Gerry Gray, Lay Member for Governance and Audit

Verbal update


2.3.3 Clinical Quality and Performance Committee

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

Link to paper 

Appendix A: Minutes of the meeting of 11 November 2015

Appendix B: Minutes of the meeting of 9 December 2015 


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

None on this occasion 


2.4 Advisory Committee reports - for information

2.4.1 Locality Management Meeting

Speaker:         Dr Michael Clark,

Link to paper 

Link to unconfirmed minutes


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 Plan on a Page Implementation Update Quarter 3

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A 


3.2       Revised arrangements for the Caring Together Programme  Governance Structure

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix A

Link to Appendix B


3.3      CCG Commissioning Intentions 2016-17 – Principles of service prioritisation

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Link to paper 


3.4    SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) work update

Speaker:         Penny Hughes, Designated Clinical Officer

Link to cover paper 

Link to Appendix A

Link to Appendix B


3.5    Update report on CCG Continuing Healthcare Investigation and action plan

Speaker:         Sally Rogers, Clinical Member – Registered Nurse on the Governing Body

Link to paper 


3.6    The Care Act and  Carers Strategy Update

Speaker:         Ann Riley, Corporate Commissioning Manager, Cheshire East Council



3.7    Public Health: Place Based Commissioning

Speaker:         Dr Carl Griffin, Consultant in Public Health, Cheshire East Council



3.8    CCG Equality and Diversity Annual Report 2015-2016

Speaker:         Usman Nawaz, Engagement and Involvement Manager

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix A




Wednesday 24 February 2016 0900 - 1230, Poynton Civic Centre