Governing Body elections to the Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG is run by a Governing Body. The Board is composed of 17 voting members – a Chair, 5 GPs, 2 Practice Managers, elected by the member practices, 3 Lay Members who provide a public/patient perspective, and 6 Officer Members including the Accountable Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Nurse.
The meetings of the Governing Body are also attended by representatives of the East Coast Community Healthcare and the Chair of the Great Yarmouth and Waveney Patient Participation Group Forum, Norfolk and Suffolk County Councils, Great Yarmouth Borough Council all of whom do not have voting rights.
The CCG constitution requires that specific champions be assigned to ensure fulfilment of the aspects set out within the Health and Social Care Act 2012. These themes are required to be cross-functional, Governing Body member champions will ensure these themes are not forgotten in the operational and performance driven nature of service development.
The three key roles that were recruited following an NHS England established procedure are the CCG Chair, Accountable Officer and Chief Finance Officer. A further Executive infrastructure is in place to lead the operational effectiveness of the directorates as follows:
- Clinical Commissioning
- Primary Care
- Communications and Corporate Affairs
The subcommittees of the board are as follows:
- Clinical Executive Committee (CEC)
- Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC)
- Audit Committee
- Quality, Finance and Performance Committee (QFP)
- Remuneration Committee (RemCo)