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31 October 2018

Time: 09.00 - 12.30pm. Members of the public are invited to join the Governing Body Members for light refreshments from 08.45am.

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:

Matthew Cunningham

Head of Corporate Services 


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.

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

Link to the CONFIRMED minutes for October 2018

Link to Agenda front sheet

Link to Agenda and Papers combined pack - with appendices (276 pages) - does not include agenda item 3.5

Link to Agenda and Papers combined pack - no appendices (130 pages) - does not include agenda item 3.5


No Item


1.1 Welcome and apologies

Speaker:         Dr Paul Bowen, Clinical Chair


1.2 Declarations of any interests relevant to the agenda items


1.3  Minutes of previous meeting held in public (September 2018)

Link to the UNCONFIRMED minutes of the meeting held in public on 26 SEPTEMBER 2018


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, Interim Chief Officer

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix A



2.1  Finance Performance Report Month 6 as at 30 September 2018

Speaker:         David Gilburt, Interim Chief Finance Officer 

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix A


2.2 Governing Body Assurance Framework

Speaker:         David Gilburt,  Interim Chief Finance Officer

Link to cover paper

Link to Governing Body Assurance Framework


2.3  Deep Dive Item – GBAF 507 Non Delivery of the NHS Constitutional A&E 4 Hour Standard

Speaker:         Neil Evans, Commissioning Director

Link to presentation 



3.1  NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG 2018-2020 Strategic Plan

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendices


3.2 NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG Five Year Forward View Mental Health Investment

Speaker:         Jacki Wilkes, Associate Director of Commissioning

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendices


3.3 Commissioning Framework for Care Communities

Speaker:         Fleur Blakeman, Strategy and Transformation Director

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix A


3.4 Learning Disabilities Strategy (Joint Strategy with Cheshire East Council)

Speaker:        Penny Hughes, Designated Clinical Officer (SEND)



3.5 Procurement of an Integrated Community Stroke Rehabilitation Service for Eastern Cheshire

Speaker:        Bernadette Bailey, Transformation Manager

Link to cover paper and appendices (published 31 october 2018)


3.6 Annual Safeguarding Report for Adults and Children at Risk

Link to cover paper


4. COMMITTEES OF THE CCG MINUTES - for information

4.1 Eastern Cheshire Primary (General Medical) Care Commissioning Committee

None on this occasion


4.2 Cheshire CCGs Joint Commissioning Committee

Speaker:        Dr Paul Bowen, Clinical Chair

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix



5.1 Governance and Audit Committee

None on this occasion


5.2 Remuneration Committee

None on this occasion


5.3 Clinical Quality and Performance Committee

Speaker:         Dr Jennifer Lawn, Committee Chair

None on this occasion



6.1 Locality Management Meeting

Speaker:         Dr Paul Bowen, Clinical Chair

Link to cover paper

Appendix A


6.2   Eastern Cheshire HealthVoice

Speaker:         Jane Stephens, Lay Member for Public and Patient Involvement

Link to cover paper

Link to Appendix A


Meeting Close


Time and date of next meeting: 22 November 2018, 09.30 - 11.30