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.
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.
The Governing Body meets every two months in public.
Forthcoming meetings are as follows:
Date: 22nd January 2019 in Stowmarket
Venue: John Peel, Church Walk, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1ET.
Date: 26th March 2019 in Hadleigh
Venue: Hadleigh Town Hall, The Guildhall, Market Place, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 5DN.
Date: 28th May 2019 in Stowmarket
Venue: The Mix, 127 Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, IP14 1BB.
Date: 23rd July 2019 in Saxmundham
Venue: Riverside Centre, Stratford St Andrew, Saxmundham, IP17 1LL.
Date: 24th September 2019 in Stowmarket
Venue: The Mix,127 Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, IP14 1BB.
Date: 26th November 2019 in Ipswich
Venue: Two Rivers Medical Centre, Woodbridge Road East, Ipswich, IP4 5PB.