Committee on community care

The CCC (committee on community care) is a multi branch of practice group that considers and reports on changes, trends and policy in community care.

Location: UK
Audience: All doctors
Updated: Tuesday 22 September 2020
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The CCC (committee on community care) is a multi branch of practice group that includes GPs, specialists in elderly medicine, psychiatry, paediatrics, those working in public health and community medicine, palliative care and doctors in training.

​The committee also co-opts two members with expertise in aspects of community care.

 

Our priorities

The main priorities of the committee include:

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

 

Our people

Chair: Dr Ivan Camphor

Members:

  • Five members are elected by the BMA RB (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 knowledge of, palliative care. Of the five members elected by the RB not more than two should be from any one craft.
  • One member elected by each of the following craft committees for a one-year term: CC, PHMC, GPC, SASC and JDC.
  • One member elected for a one-year term by the consultants committee (CC) specialising in psychiatry.
  • One member elected for a one-year term by the CC specialising in elderly medicine.
  • One member elected for a one-year term by the CC specialising in paediatrics.
  • One member elected for a one-year term by the Scottish council.
  • 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 the latest issues in community care. These meetings are open to committee members only.

Upcoming meetings:

  • Tuesday, 9 June 2020
  • Tuesday, 1 October 2020

All our meetings start at 11am and finish at 3pm and take place either virtually or at:

BMA House
Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9JP

 

Elections

Elections to the Committee on community care are now closed.

The next elections will take place in 2021. 

 

Get in touch

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the work of the CCC, please email [email protected].