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29 July 2015

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2015

Time: 09:00 - 12.30

Location: Council Chamber, First Floor, 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 July 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. This opportunity will be available at the September 2015 Governing Body meeting.


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 


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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 (June 2015)

Link to the confirmed minutes of the meeting held in public on 24 June 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

Summary of Item 1.5: This report provides an update on national, regional and local developments pertinent to the provision of care in Eastern Cheshire and to discharging the statutory duties of the Clinical Commissioning Group. 

Link to cover paper 



2.1 Finance and Performance Report Month 3 as at 30 June 2015

Link to paper


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Summary of Item 2.2: This report presents a summary of strategic risks and offers assurance that suitable controls are in place and risks are recorded appropriately.

Link to cover paper and assurance framework


2.3 Sub Committee Minutes - for information

2.3.1 Governance and Audit Committee

Speaker:         Gerry Gray, Lay Member for Governance and Audit

None on this occasion


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:         Gill Boston, Lay Member for Public and Patient Involvement

Summary of Item 2.3.3: This report summarises provider performance and highlights any concerns about quality of services. It offers assurance on actions being taken in relation to these concerns.

Link to front cover 

Link to performance dashboard and minutes


2.4 Advisory Committee reports - for information

2.4.1 Locality Management Meeting

Speaker:        Dr Paul Bowen, GP Chair

Link to front cover 

Link to unconfirmed minutes 


2.4.2 Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

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

Link to front cover 

Link to minutes 



3.1      Proactive care case study - Working Together

Summary of Item 3.1: This presentation provides the Governing Body with an example of the success of a service that has been commissioned by the CCG.

Speaker:        Louise Ryecroft, Care Co-ordinator

Link to presentation



4.1      Annual Report on Safeguarding Children, Cared for Children and Adults at Risk 2014-15 

Summary of Item 4.1: This report presents the Annual Report on Safeguarding Children, cared for Children and Adults at Risk 2014-2015 to the Governing Body so as to provide assurance that NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG is in line with statutory guidance, and takes account of the responsibility of all NHS funded organisations and healthcare professionals to ensure people in vulnerable circumstances are not only safe but also receive the highest possible standard of care.

Speaker:        Sally Rogers, Lead Nurse Community and Safeguarding

Link to cover paper 

Link to Annual Report


4.2       Commissioning a Care Home and domiciliary dietetic service across Eastern Cheshire

Summary of Item 4.2: This paper seek approvals from the Governing Body to proceed with commissioning a care home and dietetic service across Eastern Cheshire.

Speaker:         Lana Davidson, Senior Contracts Manager

Link to paper


4.3       Community Based Co-ordinated Care Specification

Summary of Item 4.3: This paper provides the Governing Body with an update on the progress with the commissioning and implementation of Community Based Co-ordinated Care.

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

                        Bernadette Bailey, Transformation Manager

Link to paper 

Link to specification

Link to appendices

Link to overview presentation


4.4       NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Strategic Planning Process 2016-17

Summary of Item 4.4: This paper provides the Governing Body with an with an overview of the Strategic Planning Process outlining the linkages with the commissioning intentions processes and the business processes of the CCG.

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to paper 

Link to presentation

Link to A3 appendices


4.5       NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG 2015-16 CCG Implementation Plan Quarter One

Summary of Item 4.5: This paper provides the Governing Body with an update of performance as at the end of Quarter One 2015-16.   

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to paper 

Link to appendices




Wednesday 30 September 2015, time tbc, Capesthorne Room, Macclesfield Town Hall