We are a campaigning group but we also monitor local NHS developments, questioning Councillors and local NHS organisations including Sheffield CCG and Sheffield Healthwatch as appropriate.
Sheffield City Council Health Scrutiny details here.
Sheffield CCG: Governing Body Business meetings in public are at 72 Prince of Wales Road Darnall Sheffield S9 4EU and are from 2 till 5pm
2 November 2017 7 December 2017 For details of meeting including agenda papers and archives see the CCG website page Next public meetings of the CCGs Primary Care Commissioning Committee See here To register for the CCG's involvement network see here
Since 2011 SSONHS has attended PCT and CCG meetings and asks questions. The answers are published in the official minutes and are available on the CCG web page. We also ask questions at the Primary Care Commissioning Committee
Joint CCG: Important NHS decisions are being taken by S Yorks, Mid Yorks and N Derbys Commissioners Working Together. This covers 7 CCGs. A new Joint CCG Committee with delegated powers is now meeting in public. Their meetings, now public, are scheduled as below, but always check here, as locations seem to change frequently.
25 October, 3.30-5.30pm, The Boardroom, Sheffield CCG, 722 Prince of Wales Road, Darnall, Sheffield S9 7EU
22 November, 3.30-5.30pm, The Boardroom, Doncaster CCG, Sovereign House, Heavens Walk, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 5HZ
20 December, 3.30-5.30pm, The Boardroom, Sheffield CCG, 722 Prince of Wales Road, Darnall, Sheffield S9 7EU
For details, see their website. The agenda is usually published in the week before the meeting, together with minutes of the previous meeting.
The June meeting was to take final decisions about the future of services for hyper-acute stroke and paediatric surgery. In the event they went for their preferrred option for children [cutting out urgent out of hours surgery at Chesterfield] but postponed the decision on hyper-acute stroke services. Details here.
Annual Public Meetings of CCGs and NHS Trusts generally take place in September: Tuesday 26 Sep, 2-4pm at Sheffield United Football Club, Ambassador Suite (entrance via John Street). Read about it here. Q and A on Mental Health is reported here.
Sheffield Health and Wellbeing Board now only meets in public on a 6 monthly basis though they aim to have 'engagement events' in the intervening quarter. See the Sheffield City Council web page
Sheffield Council's Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee meets approximately bi-monthly. See the Sheffield Council website.