CCG advertises for two lay members

South Reading Clinical Commissioning Group has now advertised for two lay members to join its Governing Body, one position emphasising Governance and the other Public and Patient Involvement. These positions are permanent, remunerated and involve a commitment of at least two days per month. The advertisement in the Reading Chronicle of 10 January 2012 gives full details.
Applications close on 24th January 2012.

Public Health Funding for Reading

The Government has announced grants for ring-fenced Public Health expenditure for 2013-14 and 2014-15. Reading gets £7.5M for 2013-14 and £8.2M for 2014-15. This equates to £47 per head for 2013-14 and £52 per head for 2014-15. The England average is £49 per head in 2013-14 and £51 per head in 2014-15.

South Reading Clinical Commissioning Group is on Twitter

You can follow the South Reading Clinical Commissioning Group on Twitter at @SReadingCCG.

South Reading CCG gains conditional authorisation

The National Commissioning Board for the NHS has granted conditional authorisation to South Reading Clinical Commissioning Group. There are four conditions attached which are organisational in nature and should be satisfied in the next few months so that the South Reading CCG should be in good shape to take on the planning and purchasing of secondary services for the people of South Reading from April 2013. The other CCGs in the Berkshire West have also gained conditional approval, but South Reading has the least number of conditions attached.

Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2013-14 Consultation

Reading Borough Council has been consulting on a draft of its Health and Wellbeing Strategy (consultation closed 14th December 2012).. You can inspect the draft strategy and the consultation site. We have discussed the strategy and submitted our comments.

Group Meeting on Wednesday, 28th November

The South Reading Patient Voice will meet at the University Health Centre on NorthCourt Avenue at 6pm-7:30pm on Wednesday, 31st October. There will be a presentation on sexual health services and an update on commissioning.

Wed, 2012-11-28 18:00
University Medical Practice, 9, Northcourt Avenue, Reading RG2 7HE

Health And Well-Being Board Meets Friday 2nd November

Reading's Health and Well-Being Board meets on Friday 2nd November at 2pm in the Kennet Room of the Reading Civic Centre. See meeting details page to access the agenda and associated papers. The meeting is open to the public. The Health and Well-Being Board is operating in shadow form until 1st April 2013, but is taking over local public health functions including the preparation of Reading's Health and Well-Being Strategy.

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