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Mid and South Essex STP CCG Joint Committee

The SustainabilityTransformation Partership (STP) CCG Joint Committee is a meeting of the Clinical Commissioning Groups in mid and south Essex which is held in public and presided over by an independent Chair. This Committee is made up of the GP Chairs and Accountable Officers from each of the Clinical Commissioning Groups.

The STP Joint Committee will act collectively in the planning, securing and monitoring of services to meet the needs of the population of mid and south Essex, as well as representing the STP footprint for services commissioned over a larger area. Working collaboratively in this way will allow us to have a stronger influence and this means better outcomes for patients. It also allows us to provide greater scrutiny and influence on any decision that affects our area.

Specifically, the STP CCG Joint Committee will commission and manage the contracts for Acute services (NHS and independent sector), NHS 111 and Out of Hours services, ambulance services, Patient Transport services and acute Mental Health services. The STP Joint Committee will also play a role in decision making about Learning Disability services within the existing pan-Essex arrangements. All other decisions about healthcare will continue be taken locally by the relevant CCG. The STP Joint Committee is not an organisation or legal entity, the individual CCGs are the statutory organisations responsible for commissioning healthcare in this area.

If members of the public would like to attend a meeting of the STP Joint Committee, they are asked to contact Viv Barnes, Interim Board Secretary, on 01245 398139 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and provide details of any specific requirements they might have.

Meeting papers will be published on this website one week in advance of each meeting. You can download them from the “Committee Papers” section of the menu to the left of this page. Hard copies will be available on the day.

During the meeting there will be an opportunity for questions from the public. To ensure a full response can be given on the day, it is recommended questions are submitted in writing in advance to Viv Barnes (contact details as above).

Referral of Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership – Your Care in the Best Place Public Consultation by Southend Borough Council People Scrutiny committee

At its meeting on 9th October 2018 Southend Borough Council People Scrutiny Committee took the decision to refer the ‘Your Care in the Best Place’ public consultation and the resulting decisions taken by the Mid and South Essex Clinical Commissioning Group’s Joint Committee (the CCG Joint Committee) to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

As part of that process the CCG Joint Committee were invited to respond to the draft letter of referral prior to submission on 23rd November 2018.

Details of the council’s referral letter can be found at:

The CCG Joint Committee response is here:

Mid and South Essex STP CCG Joint Committee
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