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NHS Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group is led by its Governing Body, which includes lay members, GPs, a nurse, a hospital doctor, local authority officers and executive members. The Governing Body has responsibility for ensuring that the organisation has appropriate arrangements in place to exercise its functions effectively, efficiently and economically in accordance with accepted principles of good governance and the Constitution of the CCG.  

Meetings of the Governing Body take place every other month and are held in public to ensure that decision making is transparent and open. 

Members of the public are welcome to attend.

 

Governing Body Papers

Primary Care Commissioning Committee

Board Members

 

Governing Body Meeting Dates 2016/17

15 June
2017
20 July
2017

21 Sept 
2017

19 Oct*
2017

16 Nov
2017 
21 Dec*
2017

18 Jan 
2018

15 Feb*
2018
15 March
2018

1.30pm
Clumber Room, Easthorpe House, 165 Loughborough Road, Ruddington, Nottingham
NG11 6LQ

* denotes development sessions - not open to the public 

Governing Body Papers 2017

Governing Body Papers 2016

Governing Body Papers 2015

Governing Body Papers 2014

Governing Body Papers 2013

 

Primary Care Commissioning Committee Meeting Dates 2016/17

The Committee has been established in accordance with the above statutory provisions to enable the members to make decisions on the review, planning and procurement of primary care services in Rushcliffe, under delegated authority from NHS England. 

Meetings of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee take place every other month and are held in public to ensure that decision making is transparent and open.

Members of the public are welcome to attend.

15 June 2017 19 Oct 2017 21 Dec 2017  15 Feb 2018 

1.30pm
Clumber Room, Easthorpe House, 165 Loughborough Road, Ruddington, Nottingham
NG11 6LQ

Primary Care Commissioning Papers 2017

Primary Care Commissioning Papers 2016

Primary Care Commissioning Papers 2015

 

Board Members 

Sheila Hyde

Sheila Hyde

Lay Vice Chair

Sheila Hyde was the Managing Director of Spirita Housing Association, which managed homes and related services across the East Midlands. It included the former Rushcliffe Homes and she was previously Chief Executive of Rushcliffe Homes. Prior to the transfer of the Rushcliffe housing stock she was the Head of Housing at Rushcliffe Borough Council. She has a master’s degree in Housing. She has extensive employment experience in the not for profit, local authority and voluntary sectors in a range of roles. Sheila also has wide governance experience as an Executive and non-Executive Director, and is a Board member of two Housing Associations. She has lived in Rushcliffe for over 25 years and is married with two grown up children. Sheila brings an in depth understanding of the needs and issues relevant to Rushcliffe and a strong track record of working in partnership to achieve the best outcomes locally.

Ann Greenwood

Ann Greenwood

Lay Member for audit, remuneration and conflict of interest

Ann is a graduate of Nottingham University with a joint honours degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry. After leaving university, Ann qualified as a chartered accountant with the Nottingham Office of Binder Hamlyn. She went on to work as group financial accountant for part of the Great Universal Stores Group before setting up her own Chartered Accountancy practice. For the last 23 years she has been Financial Director of Campbell Scientific Ltd, the European Headquarters of a US owned Electronics Group specialising in data logging systems and scientific monitoring equipment. In addition, for twelve years up to July 2011 she was a lay member of council for The University of Nottingham, sitting on a number of committees including finance and audit, latterly becoming chair of the audit committee. She lives in Rushcliffe and is married with one son.

Ian Blair

Ian Blair

Lay Member - for Patient and Public Involvement

Until retirement, Ian was City Treasurer of Nottingham City Council for 10 years and prior to that held a similar role in Bath and senior finance posts in the NHS. He has a wide experience of the management of public finances both in the UK and abroad. Since retirement, he has carried out a variety of projects ranging from the improvement of financial performance in public bodies to a major study assessing the cost effectiveness of a significant Government policy initiative on the co-ordination of services to the "over 50s". He has served as a trustee on the boards of several local and national charities and is involved with patient participation groups at the QMC and Nottingham City Hospital. He has lived in Rushcliffe for over 20 years and is a widower with two grown up children.

Dr. Stephen Shortt

Dr. Stephen Shortt

Clinical Leader and Chair of Governing Body

Stephen has been a GP principal at East Leake Medical Group since 1992. He graduated at Nottingham University Medical School in 1986 and then gained experience in a number of hospital specialities at Nottingham University and City hospitals and in a local general practices. He established NEMS in 1998 and NHS Direct in 1999, becoming its medical director. He established the Nottingham Walk-in Centre in 2000. He became a GP Advisor to the Department of Health in 2000 and undertook a two year secondment as a senior policy advisor in the Department of Health Strategy Unit. He was a board member of Rushcliffe PCG and PCT (2001) before becoming Chair of first Rushcliffe PCT (2004) and then Nottinghamshire County PCT (2006). He founded Principia in 2006. He has been chair of Rushcliffe CCG since 2013. He is married to a local GP and has two teenage children.

Dr. Jeremy Griffiths

Dr. Jeremy Griffiths

GP Member Lead for Health and Wellbeing Board

Jeremy has been a practicing GP in West Bridgford since 1997, at initially Ludlow Hill Surgery and now at Castle Healthcare Practice. He originates from Manchester and graduated from the University of Nottingham in 1989. He has been a local clinical leader since 2000, when he was part of the Rushcliffe Primary Care Group. Serving on the Professional Executive Committee for Rushcliffe Primary Care Trust from 2001 to 2006, he lead the work implementing the national programme for Cardiovascular Disease. From 2006 to 2012, he served on NHS Nottinghamshire County Primary Care Trust’s Professional Executive Committee and was the Clinical Lead for practice based commissioning in Rushcliffe - Principia, Partners in Health, Social Enterprise from 2006 to 2011. Jeremy is currently a GP Member on the Rushcliffe CCG Governing Body, Lead for Health and Wellbeing for Rushcliffe CCG and a member of the Nottinghamshire County Council Health and Wellbeing Board. He also serves on the Rushcliffe Health and Wellbeing group, the Rushcliffe Public Health group and on the Nottingham University Hospital contract clinical advisory board. For 2 years 2012-4 he was lead for the SIGNs Frail elderly programme across South Notts. Jeremy has been Club GP for Nottingham Forest FC since 2001 and is married with two children.

Dr. Gavin Derbyshire

Dr. Gavin Derbyshire

GP Member Lead for Member Practices

Gavin works at in West Bridgford as a full-time GP. He qualified as a doctor at Nottingham University Medical School in 1988 and completed his GP training in 1992. He worked as Medical Director for SACLA Health project in Cape Town for four years before becoming a partner of Musters Medical Practice in 1998. He has been a Board member of Rushcliffe Primary Care Trust, Principia, Partners in Health Social Enterprise and has been the GP representative for Principia on the NHS Nottinghamshire County Primary Care Trust Board. He is currently a GP Member on the Rushcliffe CCG Governing Body acting on behalf of member practices. He is married with four children.

Sam Walters

Sam Walters

Interim Accountable Officer for Greater Nottingham

Sam, a qualified physicist, joined the NHS in 1992 from the private sector. During her career, Sam has held positions in a wide range of disciplines including finance, governance, public health and primary care commissioning as well as senior roles managing community services and leading one of the country’s largest cancer networks. In her previous role as Executive Director of Strategy and Governance for Nottingham City Primary Care Trust, Sam championed a broad remit, including strategic planning, governance, and safety, with her particular passions being patient engagement, quality and equality. Now the Interim Accountable Officer for Greater Nottingham, Sam is committed to working with local people to design health services for local people. She applies her knowledge, expertise and vision to help deliver innovative health solutions to our local communities. Her overriding passion is to gather patient experience and stories and use them to make positive changes to the NHS. Sam is also a keen outdoors enthusiast, enjoying climbing, hiking, skiing, windsurfing, running and indulging in the occasional extreme obstacle course race.

Jonathan Bemrose

Jonathan Bemrose

Chief Finance Officer

Jonathan qualified as an accountant in 1994 and has over 20 years’ experience of working within health and local authority finance, particularly in social care. His previous roles include; Director of Resources for Nottingham CityCare Partnership where he was responsible for finance, workforce, training, organisational development, support services, estates and IT, Finance Manager at Nottingham Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) which provided him with additional business exposure and experience and Deputy Director of Finance for NHS Nottingham City Primary Care Trust.

Professor Christopher Hawkey

Professor Christopher Hawkey

Secondary Care Doctor

Professor Christopher Hawkey is Professor of Gastroenterology at Nottingham University and was President of the British Society of Gastroenterology 2009-10. He was educated in Oxford and trained at the Middlesex Hospital, London. He has worked at The Central Middlesex Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital, and Brompton Hospital (all in London), the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, and the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. Professor Hawkey’s research interests include COX-2 inhibitors and inflammatory bowel disease. He is/has been lead investigator on several large pivotal studies including the 18,500-patient TARGET study of lumiracoxib, the 120,000 patient HEAT study in aspirin users and the ASTIC trial of stem cell transplantation in Crohn’s disease. He has never won any major awards (but is open to offers) although he was once identified as the UK’s most highly cited investigator in gastroenterology and hepatology.

Nichola Bramhall

Nichola Bramhall

Director of Nursing and Quality

Nichola joined us in September 2014 from East Midlands Ambulance Service where she was Deputy Director of Nursing and Quality for two and a half years. Prior to this Nichola was Deputy Director of Nursing at Chesterfield Royal Hospital where she worked for eleven years in a number of roles including Clinical Teacher, Head of Workforce Review and Head of Nursing. Nichola trained at Guy’s and Lewisham School of Nursing, qualifying as a Registered General Nurse in 1991. After qualifying she worked at Lewisham, Dulwich and King’s College Hospitals holding a number of roles including Ward Sister and Vascular Clinical Nurse Specialist until relocating to the Nottingham area in 2000. During this time Nichola obtained a BA(HONS) in Nurse Education and also qualified as a Registered Nurse Teacher. Nichola is the Board Registered Nurse and leads the quality team who have responsibility for monitoring the quality (including patient safety, experience and outcomes) of commissioned services for all three of the South Nottingham CCGs.Nicholais the executive lead for Patient Safety and Experience, Safeguarding, Infection Prevention and Control, Continuing Health Care,Nursing and Health and Safety. She is also Caldicott Guardian.

Andy Hall

Andy Hall

Director Outcomes and Information

Andy is Director of Outcomes & Information and has 30 years’ experience of working in the NHS. He has held various senior posts in Lancashire hospitals before moving to Lincolnshire in 1998 and finally to Nottinghamshire in 2007. Andy has previously held posts as Director of Commissioning and Performance within Primary Care Trusts for four years and prior to that has held the post of Director of Information Management and Technology at two separate Health Authorities.

Jonathan Gribbin

Jonathan Gribbin

Consultant in Public Health

Jonathan is a Consultant in Public Health in Nottinghamshire County where he currently leads on health protection, sexual health and provides support to the Nottingham University Hospitals contract. His other involvements in Rushcliffe are as member of the CCG Clinical Cabinet, Rushcliffe Health and Wellbeing group and QIPP team. Prior to moving into public health, he worked in various parts of the Boots group in roles ranging from IT and project management, to finance and procurement. Jonathan is married with three children.

Paul Mckay

Paul Mckay

Service Director, South Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire County Council (Officer Representative)

Paul has a Masters Degree in Social Work from Leicester University. He has worked in Nottinghamshire since 1999 in a variety of roles and has been a Service Director for 10 years. He is responsible for social care services in the South of the County and Public Protection services across Nottinghamshire which includes Trading Standards, Community Safety, Emergency Planning and Registration services. Paul lives in Leicestershire, married to a school nurse and has three adult aged children.
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