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29th April 2015

Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm. Members of the public are invited to join the Governing Body Members for tea and biscuits from 5.45pm and to join the information question and answer session at 8.30pm, directly after the Governing Body meeting.

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


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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 the Governing Body meeting please contact:

Matthew Cunningham

Head of Corporate Services 

email: matthew.cunningham@nhs.net

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.

Agenda

Please click on the links below to access the papers for the Governing Body meeting:

Public attendee pack

Link to Agenda front sheet

Link to the agenda and full supporting paper pack  

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1. PRELIMINARY BUSINESS

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 2015)

Link to the confirmed minutes of the meeting held in public on 25 March 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:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance 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 paper

 

2. STANDING ITEMS

2.1 Finance and Performance Report Month 12, as at 31 March 2015

Speaker:         Alex Mitchell, Chief Finance Officer

Summary of Item 2.1: This report provides an overview of the Clinical Commissioning Groups financial performance for the period ending 31 March 2015.

Link to paper 

 

2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Gerry Gray, Lay Member for Governance and Audit

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 paper 

 

2.2.1 Governing Body Assurance Framework Case Study – Dermatology (Secondary Care)

Speaker:         Neil Evans, Commissioning Director

Link to presentation

 

2.3 Sub Committee Minutes - for information

2.3.1 Governance and Audit Committee

Speaker:         Gerry Gray, Lay Member for Governance and Audit

Link to paper

 

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

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 paper

 

2.4 Advisory Committee reports - for information

2.4.1 Locality Management Meeting

No report this month

 

2.4.2 Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

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

Link to paper

 

3. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

3.1 Caring for Carers: a Joint Strategy for Carers of all ages in Cheshire East 2015 - 2018

Speaker:         Jacki Wilkes, Associate Director of Commissioning

Summary of Item 3.1: This paper presents a summary of key policy changes associated with people in unpaid caring roles, progress against the existing carers' strategy and proposals for a new three-year strategy for carers for the period 2015–2018.

Link to paper

Link to presentation

 

3.2 NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Five Year Strategic Plan: Year Two 2015/16 Implementation Plan

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Summary of Item 3.2: This paper provides the Governing Body with the Year Two (2015/16) Implementation Plan of the CCG Five Year Strategic Plan 2014/15 – 2018/19. This includes a refresh of the CCG Five Year Strategic Plan ‘Plan on a Page’ and the Year Two (2015/16) Implementation Plan ‘Plan on a Page.

Link to paper

 

3.3 Governance arrangements for the Caring Together Programme and refreshed Terms of Reference for key governance and assurance groups

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Summary of Item 3.3: This paper provides the Governing Body with an update on the governance arrangements for the Caring Together programme and presents the Terms of Reference for key groups.

Link to paper  

 

CLOSE OF MEETING

DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

Wednesday 27 May 2015 09.00am – 12.30pm

Capesthorne Room, Macclesfield Town Hall