NHS Blackburn with Darwen CCG

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Governing Body

The Governing Body has responsibility for ensuring that the Clinical Commissioning Group has appropriate arrangements in place to exercise its functions effectively, efficiently and economically and in accordance with the Clinical Commissioning Group’s principles of good governance.

Our Governing Body Meetings of NHS Blackburn with Darwen CCG are meetings in public and you are welcome to attend.

The following committees are all accountable to the CCG’s Governing Body; the Governing Body has approved and keeps under review the terms of reference which includes information on the role and purpose of the committee and its membership.

BwD Governing Body ToR v0.07 March 2020

BwD CCG Public Governing Body Meetings Protocol For QuestionsStatements From Members Of The Public May 2018 (pdf | 33.4 KiB)

BwD CCG AGM Papers 260918 (pdf | 209.7 KiB)

Audit Committee – The Audit Committee provides the governing body with an independent and objective view of the group’s financial systems, financial information and their compliance with laws, regulations and directions governing the group; in so far as they relate to finance.

BwD CCG Audit Committee ToR September 2019 (pdf | 62.1 KiB)

Remuneration & Terms of Service Committee – The Remuneration and Terms of Service Committee determines the remuneration, fees and other allowances for employees (with the exception of lay members) and for people who provide services to the group and on determinations about allowances under any pension scheme that the group may establish as an alternative to the NHS pension scheme.

BwD CCG Remuneration And Terms Of Service Committee ToR April 2019 (pdf | 73.7 KiB)

Commissioning Business Group – The Commissioning Business Group’s role is to develop, deliver and report to the CCG Governing Body on the commissioning plans and intentions of the CCG, ensuring appropriate clinical and public involvement in all aspects of the planning and implementation of commissioning decisions.

BwD CCG Commissioning Business Group ToR Oct 2018 (pdf | 61.1 KiB)

Joint Committees

Pennine Lancashire Quality Committee – The Pennine Lancashire Quality Committee is established as a sub-committee of both Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire CCGs and is accountable to each of the CCG’s Governing Bodies. The committee provides assurance to the Governing Body on all matters relating to the development and implementation of the vision and strategy for continuous quality improvement.

Pennine Lancs Quality Committee ToR January 18 (pdf | 297.1 KiB)

Lancashire and South Cumbria Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups (JCCCG) – The primary purpose of this joint committee is to enable decision making on pertinent Lancashire and South Cumbria wide commissioning issues that arise from the Lancashire and South Cumbria change programme.

JCCG meetings

JCCCG Terms of Reference version 6

Primary Care Commissioning Committee

The function of the committee will be to make decisions relating to the review, planning and procurement of primary care in Blackburn with Darwen.

BwD CCG Primary Care C-commssioing Committee ToR - June 2018 (pdf | 98.1 KiB)

More info on PCCC meetings and agenda papers.