Community Care Committee

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Overview of the Committee on Community Care (CCC)

The CCC is a multi-branch of practice group including general practitioners, specialists in elderly medicine, psychiatry and paediatrics, those working in public health and community medicine, palliative care and doctors in training. The committee also co-opts two members with particular expertise in aspects of community care. 

 

Our priorities

The main responsibilities of the committee include:

  • monitoring policy and service trends in community care
  • advising on resolving problems at the interface of primary and secondary health care and social care
  • identifying unmet areas of need
  • promoting new approaches to care
  • consulting other BMA committees, formulates advice and makes recommendations to Council.  
  • considering matters relating to mental health in community care.

 

Who we are

Chair

The CCC chair is Dr Ivan Camphor

ARM 2016 2 Motion 50 - CQC/52 - GMC Ivan Camphor 

Dr Ivan Camphor MBBS, FRCS, DFFP has been a GP on the Wirral since 1993 with a special interest in Surgery and Ear Nose and Throat. Ivan was Honorary Secretary of Wirral Local Medical Committee 2000 – 2006 before joining Mid Mersey Local Medical Committee as Medical Secretary in 2009.

He has been a member of the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) since 2014, recently elected as GPC Regional representative for Cheshire and Mid Mersey. Ivan is also Chair of the BMA Community Care Committee and Deputy Chair of the BMA General Practice Forward View (GPFV) Committee.
 
Alongside this Ivan is a Trustee for Mid Mersey Age UK.

 

Committee membership

Dr Andrew Molodynski

Dr Andrew Molodynski is a consultant psychiatrist at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and honorary senior lecturer at Oxford University, UK. He has worked in community psychiatry for fifteen years and been actively involved in research in the field for ten.

More recently, Andrew has taken on the role of national mental health lead for the BMA consultant committee and has assisted with campaigns on out of area treatments for children and adults and waiting times for psychological therapies.

 

CCC’s membership consists of the following:

  • 5 members are elected by the BMA representative body from the crafts of senior hospital doctors, junior hospital doctors, general practice and public health and community medicine for a two year term. One of these seats is reserved for a doctor (either a GP or a hospital doctor) with a special interest in, and particular knowledge of, palliative care. Of the five members elected by the RB not more than two should be from any one craft
  • 1 member elected by each of the following craft committees for a one year term: CC, PHMC, GPC, SASC and JDC
  • 1 member elected for a one year term by the consultants committee (CC) specialising in psychiatry
  • 1 member elected for a one year term by the CC specialising in elderly medicine
  • 1 member elected for a one year term by the CC specialising in paediatrics
  • 1 member elected for a one year term by the Scottish Council
  • 2 Two co-opted members with specific expertise in community care for a one year term.

 

Our meetings

The committee meets three times a year to discuss latest issues.

Who should attend

The meetings are only open to committee members.

Meeting dates for the 2018-19 session

  • Tuesday 18 September 2018
  • Tuesday 12 February 2019
  • Tuesday 11 June 2019

Venue

BMA House
Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9JP