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31 July 2019

Time:  10.30 

Location: Boardroom One, 1st Floor West Wing, New Alderley House, MDGH, Victoria Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3BL


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:

Charles Malkin

Communications Manager


Telephone: 01625 663824

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 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.

Space is limited for members of the public to observe the meetings so please contact Charles in advance of the meeting if you wish to attend.

Link to Agenda front sheet 

Link to Agenda and Papers combined pack - with appendices

Link to Agenda and Papers - without appendices



1.1  Welcome and apologies

Speaker:         Dr Andrew Wilson, Clinical Chair 


1.3  Minutes of the previous meeting held in public 

Link to the UNCONFIRMED minutes of the meeting held in public on 26 JUNE 2019

Link to CCG response to questions raised in public speaking time


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:         Clare Watson, Chief Officer

Link to cover paper 



2.1  Finance Performance Report Month 02

Speaker:       Lynda Risk, Executive Director of Finance and Contracts 

Link to cover paper


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         Matthew Cunningham, Director of Governance and Corporate Development

Link to cover paper


2.3   Transforming Care Programme Update

Speaker:         Tracey Cole,  Executive Director of Strategy and Partnerships

Link to cover paper



3.1 Standing Financial Instructions 

Speaker:          Lynda Risk, Executive Director of Finance and Contracts

Link to cover paper


3.2 Cheshire CCGs Proposed Merger - Membership Ballot Pack & Commencement of Vote

Speaker:        Tracey Cole,  Executive Director of Strategy and Partnerships

Link to cover paper 


3.3 Adoption of a shared Governing Body Assurance Framework for the Cheshire CCGs

Speaker:     Jenny Underwood, Risk & Corporate Assurance Manager, South Cheshire & Vale Royal CCGs

Link to cover paper


3.4 Update on adult and older people's specialist mental health services redesign 

Speaker:    Jamaila Tausif, Associate Director of Commissioning, NHS South Cheshire CCG & NHS Vale Royal CCG & Dr Theresa Strefford - Clinical Lead 

Link to presentation


3.5 Quality & Performance Report including Quarter 4 (January - March 2019) Review 

Speaker:      Neil Evans, Executive Director of Performance and Delivery

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix A

Link to Appendix B

Link to Appendix C


4. COMMITTEES OF THE CCG MINUTES - for information

4.1 Eastern Cheshire Primary Care (General Medical) Care Services Commissioning Committee

Link to cover paper


4.2 Cheshire CCGs Joint Commissioning Committee

No report on this occasion 



5.1 Governance and Audit Committee

No report on this occasion 


5.2 Remuneration Committee

No report this month


5.3 Clinical Quality and Performance Committee

Speaker:         Sheila Hillhouse, Registered Nurse on the Governing Body

Link to cover paper



6.1 Locality Management Meeting

Speaker:         Dr Andrew Wilson, Clinical Chair

Link to cover paper 


6.2   Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

Link to cover paper


Meeting Close 

Time and date of next meeting: 26 September 2019