Cancer Alliance Board
The Cancer Alliance Board is a partnership of health and social care clinicians, experts. MacMillan, Cancer Research UK, all working together to achieve our aims for cancer services.
You can find out more about the aims of the Board by reading this Delivery Plan.
West Yorkshire and Harrogate Joint Committee of the 11 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
The Joint Committee was established in June 2017. The committee has joint delegated powers from individual CCGs to make collective decisions around specific work programmes, for example mental health, urgent care and stroke.
The committee will work closely with partners including councils, hospitals and community and mental health trusts so that there is a clearer understanding of, and shared solutions to, health priorities to ensure better access to consistently high quality care.
The Joint Committee has an independent lay chair and two lay members and their role is to act as advocates for public interests. The committee meets every month and meetings have both a public and private section.
You can find out more about the Joint Committee by reading this press release.
Find out more about attending Joint Committee meetings and the work so far here.
West Yorkshire and Harrogate Local Workforce Action Board (LWAB)
The workforce programmes of our partnership are supported through Local Workforce Action Boards (LWABs) which ensure that decisions about the health and social care workforce take place in the right place at the right time with the right people. The LWABs are working closely with health and social care providers and commissioners around the workforce elements of the STPs.
The LWAB for West Yorkshire and Harrogate is jointly chaired by Mike Curtis, Local Director for Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber, and Dr Ros Tolcher, Chief Executive of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust.
For more information about the LWAB or to be added to a distribution list for communications please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lay Member Assurance Group
Meeting agendas and minutes
The primary purpose of the 11 clinical commissioning groups lay member work is to assure the Clinical Commissioning Governing Bodies through their respective membership that authentic patient and public involvement is being planned, designed and delivered as a critically important element of each our priority work streams. The group will strive to ensure that the public and patient voice is represented and heard, and that their views and experiences inform decisions on the development, design, redesign, implementation and evaluation of services.