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.