East Kent Joint Committee
The four clinical commissioning groups in east Kent have established the Sustainable Health Care in East Kent Joint Committee to lead work on a collective strategy across east Kent, enabling the delivery of high quality, sustainable and financially viable clinical services.
The joint committee is leading on plans currently being developed for reconfiguration of hospital services in east Kent.
The joint committee includes voting and none voting members as listed below. Since January 2019 the joint committee appointed a non-voting independent chair (Bob Deans)
Each constituent CCG has three voting members (from the CCG Governing Body):
- Clinical Chair
- A non-executive clinician (a GP or Practice Nurse)
- A lay member, independent member or secondary care clinician
- Bob Deans – Independent Chair
- Glenn Douglas – Accountable Officer of the four east Kent CCGs
- Caroline Selkirk – Managing Director of the four east Kent CCGs
- Vacant – Chief Finance Officer of the four east Kent CCGs
- Sarah Vaux – Chief Nurse of the four east Kent CCGs
Other non-voting members support the committee and attend meetings on a regular basis. Representatives from East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust also attend meetings.
Meetings in public
28 February 2019
Papers for the meeting:
- minutes of previous meeting in public
- medium list options assessment update (updated 22/02/19)
- report from recent public engagement activity
- service models update
- evaluation process and timeline.
30 November 2017
The committee met in public, on 30 November 2017, to agree the medium list of options to take forward for more detailed consideration. Papers from the meeting are listed below:
- Meeting agenda
- Medium list options paper
- Presentation on developing the east Kent Medium List
- Evaluation process presentation
Additional information on the proposals published at the time of the meeting include:
The committee was originally called the Sustainable Acute Medical Care in East Kent Joint Committee.
Latest updates from east Kent
Plans to evaluate two possible options for improving hospital and local NHS services across east Kent were given the go-ahead at a meeting of the Sustainable Health Care in East Kent Joint Committee of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups on 28 February 2019. Both...
The Sustainable Health Care in East Kent Joint Committee of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups is meeting in public on Thursday 28 February 2019 (10am-1pm). You can listen to the meeting by dialling 0330 998 1261 pin no. 277276# Papers for the meeting are below: ...
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The information below has been circulated as an e-bulletin to stakeholders in east Kent. If you would like to be added to the direct mailing list please contact email@example.com East Kent NHS listening events Thank you to everyone who has attended our latest...