NHS Chorley & South Ribble and NHS Greater Preston Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are responsible for planning, organising and buying a range of healthcare services for people who live in Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston. CCGs are membership organisations, made up of every GP practice in the area and are led by GPs. Working in partnership with the community is a key part of how their work is shaped.
Your chance to shape the NHS
Do you want to help shape the future of your local healthcare services? There are a variety of ways you can become involved in your local CCG. NHS Chorley & South Ribble and NHS Greater Preston CCG are currently looking for new members of their Ownership Council. The council is a forum where anyone can influence and shape the planning and buying of local health services. It enables members of the public who live and work in Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston to give their views. It’s easy to get involved – simply visit www.chorleysouthribbleccg.nhs.uk/get-involved, www.greaterprestonccg.nhs.uk/get-involved or call 01772 214601.
“It’s an exciting time at the CCGs, and our commitment to ensuring every voice is heard has never been stronger. We want to encourage people from all corners of Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston to have their say in how, when and where they receive their services.” said Jan Ledward, Chief Officer of NHS Chorley & South Ribble and NHS Greater Preston CCGs. “Engagement is at the heart of all we do and shapes everything we provide, from the leaflets we distribute to the services we commission.”
NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG and NHS Greater Preston CCG are holding their Annual General Meetings and members of the public are invited to attend.
NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG AGM
Date: Wednesday 24 September 2014
Venue: The Garden Room, St Catherine’s Hospice, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall, Preston PR5 5XU
NHS Greater Preston CCG AGM
Date: Thursday 25 September 2014
Venue: The Lounge, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Penwortham PR1 0LS
Agendas and papers will be available from the CCG websites as follows: www.chorleysouthribbleccg.nhs.uk and www.greaterprestonccg.nhs.uk
Members of the public who would like to attend, please contact the Corporate Services Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Governing Body Secretary, Mrs Anne Whittle on 01772 214354.