Video presentations from leaders of North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC) and North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are now available online ahead of their annual meetings.

The two health organisations are jointly hosting their virtual Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) and Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 2nd November.

The event provides an opportunity for members of the public to learn more about the achievements of both organisations between 1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021, the current financial position, reflections on the Covid-19 pandemic and plans for the future.

The presentations and recordings now available at and include for NCIC:

  • An overview of the year 2020/21 from Lyn Simpson, Chief Executive
  • An overview of the Annual Accounts for 2020/21 from Michael Smillie, Director of Finance, Digital and Estates.
  • Slide deck that covers What the Governors Council has done this year (2020/21) from Carole Woodman, Public Governor, Copeland / Lead Governor and Linda Radcliffe, Public Governor, Allerdale / Deputy Lead Governor
  • Summary of the results from the Governor’s Council Elections and Non-Executive Director appointments.

For NHS North Cumbria CCG videos are now available at and include:

  • A brief video overview from the CCG’s Chair Jon Rush, reflecting the CCG’s Annual Report and Accounts for the year 2020/21.
  • A brief video overview of the Annual Accounts for 2020/21 from the CCG’s Chief Finance Officer Charles Welbourn.

Following feedback, we have extended the time of the meeting to allow sufficient time to respond to questions. It will now run from 2.30pm to 4pm and you can join through the link online Join the Annual Members Meeting.

Members of the public can submit questions in advance to the Corporate Governance Team at NCIC; please email questions to: or for the CCG at by no later than noon on Friday 29th October.Peter Scott

The meeting will be a valuable chance for people to put their own questions to members of the Trust Board of Directors and CCG Governing Body and give their views about the services provided.

Peter Scott, chair of NCIC said: “We were pleased to see members of the Trust and the general public joining the event last year. While we will provide information about our activities, we are keen to ensure the focus is on answering your questions - so please submit these to us in advance if you can, or you can ask us on the day.”


Jon Rush.jpgJon Rush, chair of NHS North Cumbria CCG, said: “This annual event gives us the chance to update our community on our work over the last 12 months and this year we’ll be reflecting on the impact of COVID on our health and care services - what we have learned and will be keeping for the future. It’s important to ensure we regularly talk with our community about how things are working. It is only by working together that we’ll deliver the best health care for people in north Cumbria.”

For further queries, please contact the NCIC Corporate Governance Team on

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital and community health services to a half a million people. We’re responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ over 6500 members of staff.

NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) commission primary care, community and hospital services to get the best healthcare and health outcomes for our communities.