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: Thursday 9 January 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.

Dates for the 2019-20 session:

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

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

BMA House
Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9JP

 

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].