Committees

Members' Council

This is the overarching strategic body which brings together the voices of the GP practices and it's patients to make decisions.

It plays a key role in making sure that the organisation's priorities are being met.

To read the Members' Council Terms of Reference, please click here

Governing Body

Public meetings commence from April 2013 once the organisation is established as a Statutory Body.

Click here to view meeting dates

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee oversees all of the projects which the CCG is delivering. It's role is to make sure they are patient centred and delivered on time within the budget.

Read our Executive Committee Terms of Reference

Audit Committee

The purpose of the Committee is to provide assurance to the Governing Body and Member's Council 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 Committee is authorised by the Governing Body to investigate any activity within its terms of reference. It is authorised to seek any information it requires from any employee and all employees are directed to co-operate with any request made by the Committee. The Committee is authorised by the Governing Body to obtain outside legal or other independant professional advice and to secure the attendance of outsiders with relevant experience and expertise if it considers this necessary.

Read our Audit Committee Terms of Reference

Remuneration Committee

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 Group 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.

Read our Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference

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. 

Read our Quality and Patient Experience Committee Terms of Reference

Patient Council

The purpose of the Patient Council is to act as a diverse reference group, to enable the patients and public of South West Lincolnshire to make an effective contribution to the prioritisation, design, planning and commissioning of health care services in alignment with the CCGs strategic objectives.

Read our Patient Council Terms of Reference

Primary Care Commissioning Committee

NHS South West 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.

Members of the Committee

  • CCG Three Lay Members (voting)
  • CCG Chief Officer (voting)
  • CCG Chief Finance Officer (voting)
  • CCG Executive Nurse (voting)
  • CCG Chief Commissioning Manager (voting)

In attendance:

  • Local Authority Representative from the Health and Wellbeing Board (non-voting)
  • Healthwatch Representative (non-voting)
  • NHS England Representative (non-voting)

Read our Primary Care Commissioning Committee Terms of Reference

The next meeting(s) will be:

15 March 2017 at 10:45am in the Glen Room, South Kesteven District Council offices, St Peter’s Hill, Grantham NG31 6PZ

Meeting papers here