Updated on 4 June 2018
We aim to serve the needs of the entire community and we report and explain the decisions we make on behalf of the community in a responsive and appropriate way.
Our governance structure provides the transparency, inclusiveness and effectiveness we have promised to deliver as an accountable organisation.
Council of Representatives
Dr Paula Evans
Chair of the Council of Representatives
The Council is a closed meeting that takes place bi-monthly with one meeting being the CCG’s AGM.
The primary duties of the Council of Representatives
Engage with the clinical commissioning process to provide local intelligence to inform commissioning decisions.
Support the development of a local healthcare strategy that fits the needs of the local population.
Support the Governing Body in the managing, monitoring and redesigning of service delivery to meet local healthcare needs.
Our Governing Body
Dr Nigel Wells
Clinical Chair if the Governing Body
Chair of the Audit Committe - to be announced
The Audit Committee has delegated responsibility from the Governing Body for the oversight of:
Quality and Patient Experience Committee
Chair of the Quality and Patient Experience Committee
Primary Care Commissioning Committee
Chair of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee
This is another step towards giving patients, communities and clinicians more involvement in deciding on what local health services should look like.
In April 2015, we assumed full responsibility for contractual GP performance management, budget management and the design and implementation of local incentive schemes. The total budget to deliver this is £40.2m. The potential benefits of commissioning for the public and patients include:
Click here to read the Primary Care Commissioning Delegation Agreement for the Vale of York.
A glossary of commonly used terms by the Primary Care Commissioning Committee is available here.
Finance and Performance Committee
Chair of the Finance and Performance Committee
The Finance and Performance Committee ensures that the CCG had strong contractual and quality performance, clinically appropriate and safe services and ensures that this is delivered within the financial plan.
Where the Committee deems necessary, matters of concern are escalated to the Governing Body. Safeguarding and child protection policies / procedures are standing items on the agenda.
Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Committee meetings - Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference for all the CCG's committees can be found here
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