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Joint Committee of the Cheshire and Merseyside CCGs

The nine Cheshire and Merseyside Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have established a Joint Committee. The nine CCGs are:

  • NHS Cheshire CCG
  • NHS Halton CCG
  • NHS Knowsley CCG
  • NHS Liverpool CCG
  • NHS Southport and Formby CCG
  • NHS South Sefton CCG
  • NHS St Helens CCG
  • NHS Warrington CCG
  • NHS Wirral CCG.

The overarching role of the Joint Committee is to enable the Cheshire and Merseyside CCGs to work effectively together and make binding decisions on agreed service areas, for the benefit of the both the resident population and population registered with a GP practice in Cheshire and Merseyside

Decisions undertaken by the Joint Committee will support the strategic aims and objectives of the Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership and will contribute to the sustainability and transformation of local health and social care systems at ‘Place’.

Each CCG has representatives on the Committee but each representative acts for and on behalf of all nine CCGs. Representatives from Healthwatch, the Cheshire and Merseyside Directors of Public Health collaborative (Champs) and the Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership have also been invited to attend meetings of the Committee.

  • The Terms of Reference and the work plan of the Joint Committee can be found here
  • The membership of the Joint Committee can be found here
  • A Register of Interests is also available for the Committee members and is available here

Joint Committee meetings are held in public, so members of the public can observe the business of the meeting but cannot take part in the debate - unless specifically invited to do so by the Chair.

Time is allocated at each meeting for public questions. If you would like to submit a question to be raised at a committee meeting, please email ccg.corporate@nhs.net. Questions may be submitted in advance of the committee meeting, and ideally up to two days in advance. They should be pertinent to the agenda of the meeting in question. Further guidance about submitting a question to the Committee can be found here.

Until such time as national guidance is released to enable face-to-face meetings to occur it is anticipated that meetings of the Committee will be held virtually by default. The agenda and papers for formal meetings of the Committee will be published on each of the nine CCGs' websites.

Date Time Meeting papers and recordings
August 31st 2021 1:45pm-3:15pm

Agenda and papers

Webinar recording

September 28th 2021 2pm-3:15pm

Agenda and papers

Responses to public questions

Webinar recording

October 26th 2021 1:40pm-3:30pm

Agenda and papers

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November 23rd 2021 1pm-3pm  
December 21st 2021 1pm-3pm  
January 25th 2022 1pm-3pm  
February 23rd 2022 1pm-3pm  
March 29th 2022 1pm-3pm