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27th March 2013

Date: Wednesday 27th March 2013

Time: 1.00pm - 3.30pm. Members of the public are invited to join Governing Body members in taking light refreshments from 12.30pm.

Location: Dorchester Suites, The Tytherington Club, Dorchester Way, Tytherington, Macclesfield, SK10 2JP

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Following the completion of the Governing Body meeting, members of the public are also invited to attend an informal meeting starting from 3.30pm with 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, anybackground 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 27th March 2013

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

Link to Agenda front sheet only

Link to Agenda and full supporting papers pack

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1. Preliminary Business

1.1 Welcome and opening remarks from the Chair

1.2 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.

Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes, but the Chair will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned, where there are a number of speakers.

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 (January 2013)

Link to minutes of the previous meeting held in public

2. Items for discussion

2.1 Healthwatch Cheshire East

Summary of item 2.1: this presentation is to update the Governing Body on the progress towards the 1st April 2013 launch of Healthwatch Cheshire East

Link to cover paper

2.2 Draft 2013/14 Financial Plan for NHS ECCCG

Summary of item 2.2: this report is to outline to the Governing Body the draft 2013/14 Financial Plan for the Clinical Commissioning Group

Link to cover paper

2.3 2013/14 Equality and Diversity Objectives for the Clinical Commissioning Group

Summary of item 2.3: this report provides an update to the Governing Body on the result of the recent submission of evidence to the Equality Delivery System, the outcome of the assessment panel and outline the identified equality and diversity objectives for the Clinical Commissioning Group for the period 2013/14 for the Governing Body to endorse.

Link to cover paper

2.4 NHS ECCCG receipt of assets and liabilities

Summary of item 2.4: this report informs the Governing Body of the assets and liabilities that the Clinical Commissioning Group will inherit upon the dissolution of Central and Eastern Cheshire Primary Care Trust from 1st April 2013.

Link to cover paper

2.5 Service Level Agreement for Medicines Management Services

Summary of item 2.6: this report is to present to the Governing Body for endorsement the Service Level Agreement between NHS Eastern Cheshire, NHS South Cheshire and NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Groups regarding the shared Medicines Management Team.

Link to cover paper

2.6 Revision to funding arrangements for Primary Care Phlebotomy

Summary of item 2.6: this report informs the Governing Body of the outcome of an options appraisal of funding arrangements for primary care phlebotomy that has been undertaken, and seeks the endorsement of the Governing Body regarding the recommendation regarding future funding arrangements.

Link to cover paper

3. Standing Items

3.1 Finance and Performance Report

Summary of item 3.1: this report outlines NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s financial and activity performance to date and estimated year end outturn.

Link to cover paper

3.2 Sub Committee Minutes for information

3.2.1 Governance and Audit Committee

Link to cover paper

3.2.2 Remuneration Committee

None on this occasion

3.2.3 Clinical Quality & Performance Committee

Link to cover paper

3.3 Advisory Committees – summary notes for information

3.3.1 ECCCG Locality Management Meeting

Link to cover paper

3.3.2 Clinical Forum

Link to cover paper

3.3.3 Eastern Cheshire Community Health Voice

Link to cover paper

3.3.4 Eastern Cheshire Partnership Board

Link to cover paper

4. Closing Remarks

Close of Meeting

Date and Time of Next Meeting:
Wednesday 29th May 2013 1.00 – 3.30pm
Venue to be confirmed