South Reading NHS Clinical Commissioning Group

South Reading NHS Clinical Commissioning Group specifies health services for its population of about 125,000 registered patients from healthcare and allied providers and passes NHS funds to them. It is federated with the Newbury/West-Berks, Wokingham and North-and-West-Reading CCGs in the Berkshire West CCG Federation using common central staff for most of its work, but has a few staff of its own to support its local activities. 20 GP practices in Tilehurst, Coley, South Reading, Central and East Reading, University area are its members and sit on its Council of Practices which selects the Governing Body chair and approves essential policies. It is run by a Governing Body, which holds a meeting in public once every 3 months, as well as a public AGM.