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.
Steve Chicken joined the CCG's governing body in early 2017 as lay member. He is also working for West Suffolk CCG in the same capacity.
Steve has held senior roles in global manufacturing businesses and is a specialist in continuous improvement.
He and his wife have lived in Suffolk for 17 years as do his whole family including parents, grown children and grandchild.
The Governing Body meets every two months in public.
Forthcoming meetings are as follows:
Date: 27 November 2018 in Ipswich
Venue: Two Rivers Medical Centre, Woodbridge Road East, Ipswich IP4 5PB
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.