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Meet the Governing Body

The Governing Body makes sure that the CCG runs effectively, efficiently, economically and with good governance.

It exists to serve patients, give confidence to the public, support clinicians and is accountable to NHS England.


Members of Governing Body


Irene Macdonald

Patient & Public Involvement Lay Member

Irene’s background is in partnership working - as an arts manager, as leader of a district council and as a consultant with a focus on working with young people and people with disabilities to develop new and improved services. 

She has been a member of the Royal College of GPs Patient Partnership Group and has served as chair and member of voluntary sector bodies at local, regional and national levels. 

Currently she chairs a charity which provides services for children and young adults with disabilities and complex health needs. 

Involved in CCG Patient and Public Involvement since 2012, Irene is now making the move from Norwich to Suffolk.


Governing Body meetings

The Governing Body meets every two months in public.

Forthcoming meetings are as follows:

• 25 September 2018 in Stowmarket

John Peel Centre, Church Walk, Stowmarket IP14 1ET

• 27 November 2018 in Ipswich

Two Rivers Medical Centre, Woodbridge Road East, Ipswich IP4 5PB

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