Audit and Governance Committee

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The Audit and Governance Committee, chaired by the Lay Member for Governance, has approved terms of reference that are in line with the Audit Committee Handbook, as published by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Department of Health. The committee provides the Governing Body with an independent and objective view of the CCG’s financial systems, financial information and compliance with laws, regulations and directions governing the CCG. The Audit and Governance Committee gives assurance to the Governing Body that risk is being managed appropriately within the CCG. The committee has delegated authority from the Governing Body to approve the Annual Financial Statements; the draft annual report and the annual accounts.