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 both Ipswich & East Suffolk and West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Groups.
He has previously been the chief operating officer of NHS West Suffolk CCG, building a strong reputation in Suffolk around system collaboration. Ed has over ten 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.