Our registers of interest enable the CCG and its clinicians in commissioning roles to demonstrate that they are acting fairly and transparently and in the best interests of their patients and local populations. Please see the most recent version of our Register of Declarations of Conflicts of Interest OCTOBER 2017 and our Conflicts of Interest Policy – ANNUAL REVIEW SEPTEMBER 2017 clean
There is no evidence of identified material breaches of the conflicts of interest policy in the last six months (as at 24 October 2017). A register of breaches is published here
CCGs are required to submit and publish quarterly self-certifications to NHS England to confirm processes are in place to manage conflicts of interest, registers have been published and whether any breaches have occurred.
An annual certification (in April 2017) also confirms CCGs’ have:
- A clear policy.
- A minimum of three lay members.
- The Audit Chair has been appointed as conflicts of interest guardian.
- A minimum of 90% of staff have completed mandatory conflicts of interest training.
Quarterly self-assessments 2017-2018
The Conflicts of Interest Guardian for the CCG, also the Lay Deputy Chair and Chair of the Audit Committee, is Mr Tony Dixon.