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 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.
The Governing Body meets every two months in public.
Forthcoming meetings are as follows:
• 22 May 2018 in Stratford St Andrew
9.00am to 1.00pm, Riverside Centre, 6 Gt Glemham Road, Stratford St Andrew, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1LL
• 24 July 2018 in Kesgrave
Kesgrave Conference Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Suffolk, IP5 1JF
• 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