The first meeting of a new NHS Clinical Commissioning Group committee takes place next week.
The Joint Strategic Commissioning Committee (JSCC) brings together the five NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Norfolk and Waveney. JSCC aims to co-ordinate the commissioning of NHS services for patients and streamline decision-making processes.
The meeting takes place between 2.30pm and 5pm on Tuesday 19th June at the Hethel Engineering Centre, Hethel in South Norfolk.
JSCC will consider issues brought to it by CCGs. Whilst JSCC has some delegated powers, it is a formal sub-committee of each CCG. Each CCG remains a statutory body, with locally-focused clinical commissioning at the heart of everything they do.
JSCC meetings will be held in public every two months and the venue will rotate around Norfolk and Waveney for future meetings.
Voting members are the Clinical Chairs and Chief Officers of each CCG, a registered nurse member, secondary care doctor representative, a finance lead and three lay members drawn from the CCG Governing Bodies. Colleagues from Norfolk County Council including social care and public health are also invited to attend.
The JSCC will take questions from members of the public at the end of each meeting, which must be in relation to items that have been on the agenda.
The CCGs are:
North Norfolk www.northnorfolkccg.nhs.uk
South Norfolk www.southnorfolkccg.nhs.uk
West Norfolk www.westnorfolkccg.nhs.uk
Great Yarmouth and Waveney www.greatyarmouthandwaveneyccg.nhs.uk