This committee provides assurance to the Governing Body and CCG Member Practices on the design, implementation and effectiveness of internal controls and to provide scrutiny over the discharge of the CCG’s statutory functions, including the delivery of financial duties.
The key duties of the committee include:
- Establish and maintain and effective system of integrated governance, risk management and internal control.
- Ensure an effective internal audit function
- Review the work and findings of the external auditors and consider the
- implications and management’s responses to their work.
- Implement counter fraud arrangements
- Financial reporting
The purpose of the committee is to make recommendations to the governing body on determinations about pay and remuneration for employees of the Clinical Commissioning Groups and people who provide services to the Clinical Commissioning Group and allowances under any pension scheme it might establish as an alternative to the NHS pension scheme.
Quality and Patient Experience Committee
The purpose of the committee is to regularly review reports on the quality of services commissioned, patients’ experiences, specific quality improvement initiatives and any serious failure in quality.
Patient and Public Council
The purpose of the Patient and Public Council is to provide the Quality and Patient Experience Committee with an assurance and scrutiny function in relation to its duties to communicate and engage patients and the public. The Committee will provide strategic leadership to ensure patient and public engagement informs the planning and commissioning of services to meet the needs of the local population.
Primary Care Commissioning Committee
NHS South Lincolnshire CCG is pleased to confirm that it has been approved to take on delegated arrangements by NHS England in respect of primary care commissioning from 1 April 2015. This provides the CCG with an opportunity to influence the commissioning of, and taking essential steps to expand and strengthen primary medical (GP) care for our patients.
The Primary Care Commissioning Committee meetings will be held in public and members of the public are welcome to attend and observe, but there is no facility to ask questions. Find out more >>