Our Board

Our Board is accountable for the decision making of the organisation.

Our Board is accountable for the decision making of the organisation.

Our board is made up of partners from the NHS, Somerset Council, Healthwatch Somerset and the VCFSE Sector. Watch this video to see how we are striving to deliver our vision for a healthier Somerset.

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Our Board consists of a Chair, a Chief Executive Officer, Non-Executive Directors (clinical and non-clinical), Partner members, Executive Directors, and the Local Authority Director of Public Health.

The Board is supported by six Committees, who work together to commission the best possible healthcare services for the Somerset population:

  • Quality Committee
  • Primary Care Commissioning Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Remuneration Committee
  • Leadership Committee

The Board’s role is to ensure we function effectively, efficiently and economically, and in accordance with the Integrated Care Board’s principles of good governance and its Constitution.

Key responsibilities of the Board are:

  • Setting our vision and strategy
  • Approving our commissioning plans and financial policies
  • Monitoring local providers’ performance and quality
  • Approving annual reports
  • Ensuring that we debate issues in an open and transparent way
  • Ensuring we have effective patient and public participation in commissioning healthcare.

ICB Board Meetings

All our Board meetings are open to the public to attend. Notification of the meetings is sent out to our mailing list a week before the meetings. If you would like to raise a public question, please download the Public Questions Form and email this to julie.hutchings@nhs.net by midday on the Monday preceding the meeting.  Please see our 'Guidance Notes for Members of the Public' for more information.

Meeting dates, locations and related documents are available in the meetings and papers section.

Our ICB Board Members

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AGMs

NHS Somerset ICB Marketplace and Annual General Meeting – 18 September 2023

Each year we hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to share our work with system partners, patients and the public. We focus on what we have achieved over the previous year and our plans for the year ahead. This year, we held our Marketplace and AGM at The Conference Centre, Bridgwater & Taunton College (Taunton Campus).

Please find below the agenda and presentation slides:

Agenda

Presentation Slides

NHS Somerset CCG Annual General Meeting 2021

Annual General Meeting – Tuesday, 14 September 2021 at 7.00 pm

Each year we hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to share our work with patients and the public.  We focus on what we have achieved over the previous year and our plans for the year ahead. This year, we again held the AGM as a virtual event and members of the public were invited to view the proceedings. You can watch our recording of the meeting by clicking on the link below.

AGM 2021 Meeting Recording

Presentation Slides

AGM 2021 Questions and Responses

NHS Somerset Annual General Meeting 2020

Each year we hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to share our work with patients and the public.  We focus on what we have achieved over the previous year and our plans for the year ahead.

Due to Covid-19, we held the AGM on 15 September 2020 as a virtual event, using Microsoft Teams LiveEvents, and members of the public were invited to view the proceedings. You can watch our recording of the meeting by clicking on the link below.

AGM 2020 Meeting Recording