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BCCG Annual General Meeting

12 September 2014

Members of the public are invited to attend Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s (BCCG) Annual General Meeting. This meeting is an opportunity to review the CCG activities for the year 2013/14, reflect on our successes and to discuss with the public our future plans for the NHS in Bedfordshire.

The Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 25 September 2014 at King’s House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford MK42 9AZ. Please note the new timings:


Registration, refreshments and market stalls 6pm-7pm.

Annual General Meeting starts promptly at 7pm.

To view the Agenda click here. 

This inaugural annual meeting will be an opportunity to hear from our interim chair, Steve Hone, Ivel Valley locality chair, Dr Alvin Low and our chief operating officer John Rooke.

The Annual Report for BCCG 2013/14 is available to view here. There will be a limited number of hard copies available at the meeting, please note these copies will not be available to take away.

There will be more than 15 exhibition stalls on display at the event, highlighting our services and explaining our achievements throughout the year. All five of our localities will be showcasing their work, as well as partners from Healthwatch and other BCCG teams.

Members of the public are encouraged to participate in the AGM and to ask questions of the Governing Body. Questions can be submitted prior to the event by emailing communications@befordshireccg.nhs.uk by Monday 22 September. 

Anyone wishing to attend either the AGM or CCG Governing Body meeting can register their attendance, along with any special needs they may have, with the Communications Team on 01525 864 406, email: communications@bedfordshireccg.nhs.uk.

For further information contact the communications team on 01525 864 406, communications@bedfordshireccg.nhs.uk


Notes to editors

  • The Annual General Meeting takes place on Thursday 25 September 2014, at King’s House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford MK42 9AZ

o   Registration and market stalls 6pm – 7pm

o   Meeting starts promptly at 7pm

  • Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for planning, organising and buying NHS-funded healthcare for the 441,000 people who live in Bedfordshire. This includes hospital, community health and mental health services.
  • BCCG is run by GPs, nurses, hospital doctors and other clinicians – the people you see whenever you come into contact with the NHS. All 55 GP practices in Bedfordshire are members of the CCG which is divided into five areas, which we call localities. These are: Bedford, Chiltern Vale, Leighton Buzzard, Ivel Valley and West Mid Bedfordshire and all of the 55 GP practices in Bedfordshire are members.
  • In 2014-2015, BCCG has a budget of approximately £440m to spend on healthcare services for Bedfordshire. You can read more about how BCCG is organised in our constitution. It explains how we operate, make decisions and our governance structures and processes. You can also read our corporate plan which sets out our priorities and aims for 2014-15.

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