The national NHS Constitution outlines the values, commitments and responsibilities of patients, public and staff to ensure that the NHS operates fairly and effectively. It:
- establishes the principles and values of the NHS in England
- sets out the rights which patients, public and staff are entitled
- describes pledges which the NHS is committed to achieve
- and responsibilities of the public, patients and staff
Find out more by visiting the NHS Constitution and Your Rights on the Government website.
North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group has its own constitution which defines the membership, role and responsibilities of the Governing Body and the Partnership Board.
It outlines our mission, aims and values and our commitment to the people of North East Lincolnshire.
The Governance Handbook supports the Constitution by bringing together a range of documents, which support the Constitution and good governance. It includes, committee terms of reference, roles and responsibilities of Governing Body members and Scheme of reservation and delegation to name a few. A review of the document will be carried out annually; alongside the annual constitution review. Amendments to this Handbook will be approval by the CCG Governing Body.