Governing body

The Governing Body is accountable to NHS England who oversees the performance of the Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Governing body members as of August 2017 - Click the image to read more about our members

Annual general meeting

Our annual general meeting will take place on Thursday 28 September 2017 at Exeter Racecourse (EX6 7XS).

Tea and coffee will be served from 5pm, with the meeting commencing at 5.30pm until 6.30pm.

Please RSVP to by 26 September.

Any requests for agenda items from members can be sent ahead of the meeting,
no later than 25 September,

 There will also be a Q&A session during the meeting.


The Governing Body members are made up of senior executive positions, GPs and clinicians.

They ensure the CCG commissions the highest quality services, with a view to securing the best possible outcomes for the patients within the financial allocation, whilst maintaining a consistent focus on quality.


The Governing Body has a duty to ensure that NEW Devon CCG operates effectively, efficiently including good governance and value for money.
In performing the functions, the Governing Body will seek to ensure that it:

  • Performs effectively
  • Promotes an open and transparent learning culture and values for the whole organisation
  • Takes informed decisions
  • Engages with stakeholders
  • Produces an annual report and annual accounts as a balanced assessment of NEW Devon CGs performance
  • Continue with improving quality and outcomes of services it commissions.


Ordinary meetings of the Governing Body are held at regular intervals.

A public notice of the time and place of the meeting, and the public part of the agenda including the supporting papers are published on the CCG website at least 5 working days before the meeting. 

A meeting of the Governing Body will be quorate only when a minimum of four members present.

These four members must include at least two clinicians.


The Governing Body keeps minutes of all meetings.

Minutes are agreed and signed off as a true record at the subsequent meeting.

Register of interests

The Governing Body also maintains a Register of Interests of Governing Body members.

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