What is the group?
The role of the Patient, Public and Carer Engagement Committee is to examine and review the various engagement activities, associated processes and governance arrangements of NHS County Durham Clinical Commissioning Group.
This Committee includes, patient representatives, public representatives as well some from key Voluntary and Community Sector partners such as Healthwatch County Durham, Durham Community Action and the Durham County Council Area Action Partnerships. You can find the full terms of reference for the committee on the link included and at the bottom of this page. Please note, this is NOT a public meeting.
The Patient Public and Carer Engagement Committee holds six meetings a year, one every other month.
Could you be a Patient Representative?
Be part of the future of the NHS:
- Can you represent patients and give them a voice?
- Can you contribute to engagement work about local health services?
We have four public member positions for this Committee that we are currently recruiting to. If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please look at the information provided in the documents below which provide further detail about the role and the work of the Committee.
Should you have any further questions, please do get in touch with the CCG engagement team on the details at the bottom of this page.
What is the role?
The role is a strategic position which will be part of the NHS County Durham CCG PPCE Committee. A full description of the role is available to view here. Appointed (public) members will be responsible for representing the views and experiences of the wider patient and public population in County Durham and feeding back decisions made by the Governing Body to local patients and carers.
Who Should Apply?
We are looking for local people who have used local health services to ensure the voice of local patients, public members and carers is considered by County Durham CCG at all stages of their decision making relating to local health services.
We are also particularly keen on ensuring that the views and experience of the broadest possible range of our patients and residents are able to be effectively represented in the discussions. Ideally you should have the ability to listen to other people’s perspectives and have effective team skills. Please note you must be aged at least 18 years old.
- Application Form
- Terms of Reference of the PPCE Committee
- Role Description
- PPCE Public Representative Induction pack
For more information contact: Daniel Blagdon, Engagement Lead on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07775 508 260