What we do

Corporate Services


The Corporate Services directorate’s main services include:

Communications and engagement

The team provide advice and support to help promote the role, plans, activities and achievements of the CCG. This covers:

  • internal communications
  • stakeholder relations
  • media relations
  • patient and public engagement
  • digital communications (web and social media)
  • campaign and event management

Governance and risk management

The team develop and ensure the CCG has an effective means of governance throughout the organisation, which meets statutory requirements. This includes:

  • strategic advice and support for risk management and business assurance
  • policy development
  • business continuity and sustainability
  • health and safety

Corporate Services also manage a number of external providers who deliver our support services:

  • Human Resources and Organisational Development – provided by HR and ODL Shared Service
  • Occupational Health – provided by Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Payroll Services  – provided by NHS Shared Business Services (SBS)
  • Strategic procurement – provided by Attain
  • Emergency Planning – provided by Mid and South Essex Joint Commissioning team