Committee Details

Joint Commissioning Committee

Purpose of committee

The Joint Commissioning Committee is a meeting of representatives of Sheffield City Council’s Cabinet and NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body, with the purpose of agreeing joint health and social care commissioning plans for the City.


The Committee will bring a single commissioning voice to ensure new models of care deliver the outcomes required for the City. 


The Committee will support Sheffield City Council and NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group to deliver national requirements, including but not limited to, NHS Long Term Plan, Social Care Green Paper and Spending Review. 


The Committee will ensure in the first instance delivery of outcomes in the three priority areas of focus; Frailty, SEND and Mental Health.



Attending Meetings/Public Questions


There is an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions of the Board under the agenda item ‘Public Questions’.


The arrangements for dealing with questions and petitions at meetings of the Board which are held remotely are as follows:-


  • If you wish to ask a question or present a petition at the meeting, you must submit the question/petition in writing at least 2 clear days in advance of the date of the meeting, by email to the following address:  For meetings held on a Monday, questions/petitions will need to be received by 9.00 a.m. on the Thursday of the week prior.


  • The Chair of the meeting has discretion as to how questions and petitions are presented at the meeting and as to whether you are invited to ask your question, or whether they are read out at the meeting. A response to the question or petition will be given by the appropriate Board Member.  If you are not able to attend the meeting, your question/petition may be referred to the appropriate Board Member, and an answer/response will be provided to you.


  • Where a submitted question or petition cannot be answered because of a technological failure, if time does not allow, or where a Board Member undertakes to provide a written answer/response, the written answer/response will be provided to you and will be published on the Council’s website.


Please note that the Chair of the meeting may not accept petitions or questions which relate to:-


(i) matters not being within the responsibility of the Local Authority or which affects the City or its inhabitants;

(ii) judicial or quasi-judicial matters;

(iii) individual planning/licence/grant applications or appeals;

(iv) named officers or Members of the Council;

(v) confidential matters of the type referred to in Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972; or

(vi) matters of an irrelevant, repetitious, defamatory, frivolous or offensive nature or a general misuse of the opportunity.


Recording is allowed at meetings of the Board under the direction of the Chair of the meeting. The protocol on audio/visual recording and photography provides further information.



Contact information

Support officer: Abby Hodgetts, Principal Committee Secretary. Email:

Phone: 0114 2735033