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.

Membership

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)

Voting members:

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

Non-voting members:

  • 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

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:

 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

 

East Kent Joint Committee highlights

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...

Listen to east Kent joint committee on 28 Feb 2019

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: ...

East Kent public meeting on urgent treatment centres

The four east Kent CCGs are talking to local clinicians and patients this month to help develop plans for urgent treatment centres across the area. Urgent care is currently available through a range of services, including: 111, pharmacies, minor illness services,...

East Kent joint committee meeting in public – 28 February

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 The Grand Hotel, The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL The committee is leading work on possible changes to hospital...

East Kent November update

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 info.eastkent@nhs.net East Kent NHS listening events Thank you to everyone who has attended our latest...

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