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.
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.
Chair: Dr Ivan Camphor
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The committee meets three times a year to discuss the latest issues in community care. These meetings are open to committee members only.
- No meetings currently scheduled.
All our meetings start at 11am and finish at 3pm and take place either virtually or at:
How to join CCC
There are many advantages to becoming involved in our committees. You can actively influence BMA policy-making and negotiations, represent your colleagues' voices and develop your leadership skills.
Each committee has a few routes to becoming an elected member. In the case of CCC, this is:
- Seats/term - every two years, elections for five seats on CCC, with at least one member with a special interest in palliative care and not two members from the same type of medical practice, take place for a two-session term.
- Timeline - the nomination period opens a month before ARM and voting closes a few days after ARM.
- Eligibility - all BMA members can stand for election but only ARM delegates can vote.
The election section below is kept up to date with details about any running elections, so make sure you keep checking it throughout the year.
Elections to the Committee on community care are now closed.
The next elections will take place in 2022.
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].