Public invited to attend local NHS annual general meeting


NHS Newham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the organisation responsible for planning and buying most local health services, is inviting local people to attend its annual public meeting.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday 25 September 2018, from 6pm to 8.30pm at The Trinity Centre, East Ham, London E12 6SG.

This event will bring together CCG staff, GPs, other local health and social care organisations, patients and the public. It will give local people the opportunity to hear about some of the work of the CCG during 2017/18 and look ahead to the year to come.

Key topics for discussion will include East London Foundation Trust Quality Improvement project which looks at the transfer of patients from hospital to community services to improve communication and patient experience, as well as presentations from Dr Hussain and Dr Naqvi on quality improvement in primary care. 

There will also be an opportunity to ask the CCG about our plans and our priorities for the year ahead. 

In addition to presentations from Selina Douglas, Managing Director, Dr Muhammad Naqvi the CCG’s new Chair and Jane Milligan, Accountable Officer for Newham CCG and North East London Commissioning Alliance; the AIRS Congolese Group will be performing a few songs from their repertoire.  

Newham CCG’s annual report and accounts for 2017/18 will also be formally presented at the meeting. 

Dr Muhammad Naqvi, a local GP and chair of Newham CCG, said: “Our annual public meeting is a great opportunity to showcase some of the excellent work that took place during 2017/18, as well as giving an insight into how Newham CCG has been working for the people of Newham. 

“I am delighted to attend this year’s Annual General Meeting as Chair, and look forward to hearing about how quality improvement across Newham is making a difference to the health and wellbeing of local people. We will also be outlining our latest plans for Primary Care in Newham.” 

To RSVP or for more information about the event, please contact NewCCG.communications@nhs.net or call Newham CCG on 020 3816 3860.