As part of the CCG’s arrangement to manage conflicts of interest, a Conflict of Interest Guardian has been appointed. John Whitehouse, Lay Member for Governance and Audit can contacted by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
John is supported in his role by Amanda Coates, Corporate Administrator who can also be contacted by email on email@example.com or by telephone on 0191 3898592 with any queries relating to conflicts of interest.
Conflict of Interest Guardian
The Conflict of Interest Guardian will:
- act as the main point of contact for GP practice staff, members of the public and healthcare professionals who have any concerns relating to conflicts of interest,
- be a safe point of contact for employees or workers of the CCG to raise concerns in relation to conflicts of interest,
- provide independent advice and judgement where there is any doubt about how to apply the conflicts of interest policies and principles in an individual situation,
- provide advice on minimising the risks of conflicts of interest.