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Governance

Community Interest Company

Kernow Health CIC is a Community Interest Company, where the Company form is a Limited Company that is established with a social purpose in order to deliver benefit back to the Communities we serve.  Our business is regulated by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. We are CQC registered and deliver a range of services.   

We hold a number of contracts with a variety of commissioners including NHS Kernow and NHS England.  Our organisation has a number of key sub-committees of our Board who provide assurance that we are delivering safe, effective and responsive care.  

Board Managed

Kernow Health is managed by a Board who have been nominated by their locality. There are 6 localities that cover Cornwall which are: North Cornwall, East Cornwall, Mid Cornwall, Carrick, Penwith and Kerrier. A GP Chair is elected from the members of the Board. The board also has an LMC representative member and non-GP Managing Partners. The Board delegate the day to day management of the business to a Chief Executive, GP Chair and an appointed GP Medical Director, supported by a core team.

Each year we hold an Annual General Meeting where we ask our General Practice shareholders to discuss future challenges and the strategic direction of the business. 


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