NHS Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board (ICB) is responsible for deciding how the NHS budget for mid and south Essex is spent.
It is also responsible for developing a plan to improve people’s health, deliver higher quality care and better value for money.
What is an Integrated Care Board
NHS integrated care boards are statutory bodies that bring the NHS together locally with partner organisations to improve population health and establish shared strategic priorities within the NHS; connecting to partnership arrangements at system and place. Their core functions include:
- Developing a plan to meet the local health and healthcare needs of the population, allocating resources and establishing joint working arrangements with partners to deliver this plan.
- Establishing governance arrangements to support collective accountability between partner organisations for whole-system delivery and performance.
- Arranging for the provision of health services in line with the allocated resources across the Integrated Care System.
- Leading system implementation of people priorities including delivery of the People Plan and People Promise.
- Leading system-wide action on data and digital and using these capabilities to understand local priorities, track delivery of plans, monitor and address unwarranted variation, health inequalities and drive continuous improvement in performance and outcomes.
- Ensuring that the NHS plays a full part in achieving the wider goals of social and economic development and environmental sustainability through joint working between health, social care and other partners.
- Driving joint work on estates, procurement, supply chain and commercial strategies to maximise value for money across the system and support wider goals of development and sustainability.
Public Board meetings
The dates of the meetings of the NHS Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board are listed on in our events calendar which you can access by clicking the button below.View Board meeting dates
ICB Board meetings are ‘meetings held in public’, which means that members of the public are invited to attend and listen. These arrangements are intended to allow transparent governance and decision-making whilst not hindering the Board’s ability to conduct its business.
At a specific point during the meeting members of the public are able to ask questions on matters relating directly to the agenda. Questions should be submitted in writing three working days in advance of the meeting date.
At the meeting, each member of the public will be able to ask one question and the number of questions responded to during the meeting will be at the discretion of the Chair. The agenda time for questions from the public will normally be limited to fifteen minutes and no individual question together with its response is expected to exceed five minutes. Questions dealt with at meetings will be documented within the relevant minutes.
If you would like to ask a question, you can submit it in writing to NHS Mid and South Essex ICB, Phoenix House, Christopher Martin Road, Basildon SS14 3EZ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.