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NHS Mid Essex CCG Constitution

The Constitution sets out the arrangements made by NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group to meet its responsibilities for commissioning care for the people for whom it is responsible. It describes the governing principles, rules and procedures that the Group will establish to ensure probity and accountability in the day to day running of the Group; to ensure that decisions are taken in an open and transparent way and that the interests of patients and the public remain central to the goals of the Group.

document Mid Essex CCG Constitution (298 KB)

NHS Constitution

Mid and South Essex Success Regime / Sustainable Transformation Plan (STP)

Essex has been designated a Success Regime by NHS England. The Success Regime is a national initiative designed to support the most challenged health and care systems across the country. NHS England are working in partnership with Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority to develop an Essex Success Regime plan for mid and south Essex. This is a two to three year programme of change to ensure hospitals, GP surgeries and other NHS service providers work together to address deep-rooted pressures and secure high quality, joined-up care for people. Find more information here.

Annual Report

All NHS organisations are required by law to publish annual reports, detailing financial accounts, and to present them in public at an Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The final annual report is also submitted to NHS England after internal sign-off. Our annual report and accounts for previous financial years can be found in the attached below. The purpose of this document is to look back at our key achievements, work areas and finances over the year as a statutory body, as well as plans and priorities for the coming year and beyond.

pdf Mid Essex CCG Annual Report and Accounts 2015-2016 (4.58 MB)

pdf Mid Essex CCG Annual Report and Accounts 2014-2015 (3.02 MB)

pdf Mid Essex CCG Annual Report and Accounts 2013-2014 (2.58 MB)

Annual Business Plan, Strategic Direction and Documents

pdf Mid Essex CCG Operational Plan (1.55 MB)

pdf Mid Essex CCG Finanical Recovery Plan 2014 (1.52 MB)

Performance Targets (KPI's) + Performance Framework

The CCG’s commissioning performance and assurance is reported at CCG Governing Board meetings and can be accessed via the CCG Board papers, available here: 

Board Papers

Clinical Governance

The CCG’s clinical governance, Patient Safety and Quality of care is reported at every Board meeting and can be accessed via the CCG Board papers, available here.

Care Quality Commission - Annual Check Results

The independent regulator of health and adult social care in England, who make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and encourage care services to improve.

Details of inspections on services and providers commissioned by Mid Essex CCG are available on the CQC website

Audit Reports

The CCG’s Audit Committee reports at Board meetings. Papers and minutes of the committee can be accessed via the CCG Board papers, available here.

Service User Input

Mid Essex CCG will put patients at the heart of everything we do. Through the involvement and engagement of patients, the public and stakeholders we will be better able to consistently commission high quality services.

Further information can be found here


Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to ensure that when we consider developing  our plans, commissioning new services or reviewing existing ones that we get a wide range of views.

Further information is available here.

Governing Body Meetings

This page provides information on our public meetings of the Governing Body, including future dates, attendance guidance and previous Board meeting papers and minutes.

Equality and Diversity

Promoting equality and equity are at the heart of NHS Mid Essex CCG’s values – ensuring that the organisation exercises fairness in all that it does and that no community or group is left behind in the improvements that will be made to health outcomes across the country.

NHS Mid Essex CCG will continue to work internally, and in partnership with colleagues within the Department of Health and the wider NHS, to ensure that advancing equality and diversity is central to how it conducts its business as an organisation.

Further information is available here.

Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults

Under the Health & Social Care Act 2012, NHS Mid Essex CCG is, from 1st of April 2013, statutorily responsible for ensuring that Mid Essex CCG and organisations, from which we commission services, provide a safe system that safeguards children and vulnerable adults. This includes specific responsibilities for looked after children and for supporting the Child Death Overview Process.

Further information can be found here.

Our Safeguarding Policy for Children and Adults is available  here

Freedom of Information Performance

We expect to update this section quarterly with information about how we have performed when responding to Freedom of Information enquiries.