Joint OSC for the NE & North Cumbria ICS & North & Central ICPs - Monday, 25th September, 2023 1.30 pm

Venue: Bridges Room - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Sonia Stewart - Email: Tel: 0191 433 3045 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 93 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Joint Committee held on 3 July 2023 are attached for approval.


NEAS CQC Inspection / Independent Review of NEAS pdf icon PDF 833 KB

Helen Ray, Chief Executive of NEAS will be in attendance to provide a presentation on this item.


Strategic Options for Non-Surgical Oncology Services pdf icon PDF 537 KB

Presentation by Angela Woods, Clinical Director, Northern Cancer Alliance.


The following officers will be in attendance at the meeting:


·         Julie Turner – Head of Specialised Commissioning NHS England

·         Alison Featherstone – Managing Director Northern Cancer Alliance

·         Sheila Alexander – Programme Manager – Northern Cancer Alliance



Digital Strategy Progress Update pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Professor Graham Evans, Executive Chief Digital and Information Officer will be in attendance to provide an update on this matter as per the presentation attached.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Draft Work Programme Attached


The views of the Joint OSC are sought on the work programme and any additional issues it may wish to consider as part of the 2023/24 work programme.


Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting will take place on Monday 20 November 2023 at 2.30pm at Gateshead Civic Centre.