The Clinical Executive is the engine room of the CCG. Its members lead the teams that get things done and ensure that plans are implemented.
The Clinical Executive comprises the seven GP members of the Governing Body, Chief Officers and those detailed below:
Dr Ed Garratt is Chief Officer for Ipswich & East Suffolk, North East Essex (interim) and West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Groups. He is also the lead commissioner of the East of England Ambulance NHS Trust.
Ed has a strong reputation for building system collaboration and integrated care. He has over 15 years’ experience of working in the NHS, has worked at regional level in commissioning and helped to develop the NHS Constitution. He also worked on the policy development associated with the government’s NHS reforms of 2012. Ed holds a doctorate from the University of Cambridge.