Events and meetings

Updated: 3 Dec 2018

We regularly attend and are involved in local meetings and events with stakeholders, the public and our partners.

In addition we hold a number of public facing events and drop in sessions where we welcome our local community to come along and have their say, find out about updates and plans and meet our commissioning team.

Our Governing Body meetings:

The Governing Body is hosting its meetings in public on a bi-monthly basis. Click on the link below to find out the date of  the next meetings.

Upcoming events and meetings:

  • Tuesday 25 January 2019, 2-4pm: We will be speaking at the Healthwatch York Assembly
  • Drop-in: Come and visit us in the foyer of West offices on the second Monday of the month 10.30-11.30am. We hold a stall with Healthwatch York. Location: West Offices, York, YO1 6GA.


    Recent meetings and events:





    Wednesday 15 August 2018


    Amy Johnson Way, York

    Patient story: Meeting with Continuing Health Care (CHC) nurses to discuss a recent patient story and feedback from point of view of the patient.

    Tuesday 21 August 2018


    York Teaching Hospital, York

    End of life care event for clinicians, health and social care professionals, community nurses, chaplain and hospice at home team.

    Tuesday  28 August 2018


    York Teaching Hospital, York

    Continence service – drop in session for feedback about changed to recent products. Rub by York Teaching Hospital with CCG members present.


    Thursday 20 September 2018


    Priory Street York

    NHS Vale of York CCG Annual General Meeting.

    Thursday 27 September 2018


    West Offices, York

    Meeting with a carer and his mother as part of our patient story follow up form the Quality and patient experience committee.  

    Monday 1 October 2018


    Cottingham, East Riding

    Carers Advisory Group

    Monday 8 October 2018


    Foyer of West Offices, York

    Stall in foyer of West Offices with Healthwatch to raise awareness of services and to gather feedback.

    Friday 19 October 2018

    10am – 2pm

    Burnholme Community Hub, Bad Bargain Lane, York.

    York Parent Carer Forum Autism Workshop in conjunction with NHS Vale of York CCG, the local mental health provider (TEWV) and City of York Council to listen to views about the autism and ADHD pathway.

    Tuesday  23 October 2018


    Priory Street, York

    Dr Kev Smith gave an update at the Healthwatch Assembly about our priorities of GP services, workforce and resource, mental health and cancer services.

    Tuesday 30 October 2018


    Priory Street, York

    Meeting with Catherine Scott, Healthwatch York Manager.

    Tues 6-7 November 2018

    All day


    Patient and public voice (PPV) training session with patient voices from across the UK.

    Monday 12 November  2018


    Foyer of West Offices, York

    Supporting self care week we hosted a stall in the foyer of West Offices with Healthwatch York.

    Monday 12 November 2018


    West Offices, York

    Met a parent carer who told her story at a recent Quality and Patient Experience Committee about her experience of mental health services to talk about next steps and influencing change in the system.  

    Tuesday 14 November 2018


    West Offices, York

    Met a parent carer to talk about accessing services

    Wednesday 14 November  2018


    West Offices, York

    Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) engaging service users in improvements in maternity care.

    Thursday 15 November  2018


    Askham Bar Tesco

    Stop the Pressure awareness. We had a stall in Tesco at Askham Bar to raise awareness of pressure sores and support the national campaign day.

    Friday 16 November 2018

    10.30am -2.30pm

    St Leonard’s Hospice

    Drop in Session at the Sunflower Centre at St Leonard’s Hospice to gather views from those who are in receipt of services at the Hospice.

    Thursday 22 November 2018

    1pm – 2.30pm


    West Offices, York

    Developing a citizen’s charter around priorities for end of life care. Open public meeting.  

    Tuesday 27 November  2018

    11:30am - 2:30pm

    York CVS, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

    Engagement Meeting: A Framework for Community Mental Health Support, Care and Treatment  for Adults and Older Adults


    Friday 30 November  2018


    York CVS, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

    Sense making workshop:  Assessing the needs of the Armed Forces Community in York and North Yorkshire


    Other big engagement projects

    We frequently have a number of largers scale public facing events. 

    Our Big Conversations 2017

    Between July and October 2017 we hosted a number of public engagement and involvement events across the Vale of York to ask people what was important to them about healthcare. Within this time period we arranged and attended over 40 sessions and spoke to over 550 people from within the local population.

    Our public engagement work in the community - Big conversations 2017

    NHS 70 celebrations and health pledges 2018.

    During June and July Vale of York CCG embraced the celebrations. We organised over 20 events with our local communities, health partners, local authorities and voluntary sector which focused on acknowledging the great work of the NHS, whilst raising awareness for our key priorities.

    How we celebrated NHS 70 with our communities: 2018