The meeting is being held at 10:30 on Thursday 6th November at the Scout, Guide & Community Centre, North Street, Brighstone. There will be an opportunity to view information about healthcare on the Island and meet the members of the Governing Body from 10:00.
Further information about the meeting and the agenda and papers will be available on the CCG website at http://www.isleofwightccg.nhs.uk/default.aspx.locid-02hnew01f.Lang-EN.htm.
Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) was one of the few commissioning bodies in England to be authorised without conditions by NHS England and took up its role with effect from 1st April 2013.
The CCG is responsible for the Island’s NHS budget of £193m and commissions healthcare on the Island and the mainland on behalf of Islanders. The Governing Body comprises: two Island GPs; two lay advisors: one responsible for Patient and Public Involvement and one for audit and Governance; a secondary care doctor; a registered nurse; and the Chief Officer and Chief Finance Officer.
The issues for discussion at the meeting include:
- Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response Plan Annual Review
- Support for GPs for the care of those aged 75 and over
- Anticoagulation Review – Anticoagulants are used to treat and prevent blood clots that may occur in your blood vessels and cause serious issues such as stroke or heart attacks
- Support for the ‘Domestic Abuse Pledge’ designed to raise awareness of and prevent domestic abuse
- Performance across the services commissioned by the CCG
- Strategy for safeguarding adults and children