Governance is the framework of rules and practices by which an organisation’s accountable officers ensure accountability, fairness and transparency in its relationship with stakeholders, service users, management, employees, government and the community.

The corporate governance framework consists of the following:

  1. Explicit and implicit contracts between the organisation and its stakeholders
  2. Procedures for reconciling potentially conflicting interests of stakeholders in accordance with their duties, privileges, and roles
  3. Procedures for proper supervision, control, and information-flows to serve as a system of checks-and-balances.

Effective systems and processes ensure good governance including:

  • transparency, accountability and effective scrutiny
  • setting of strategic aims and goals 
  • identification of strategic and operational risks and effective mitigation
  • monitoring and measuring performance
  • appointing and ensuring the effectiveness of our governing body.

NHS Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group works within its own governance framework which is set out within our CCG Constitution​​ and Scheme of Reservation and​ Delegation​.