Audit and Assurance Committee

The Audit and Assurance Committee meets quarterly to assist CWS CCG in meeting its responsibilities for the conduct of public business and patient outcomes, and the stewardship of funds under its control.

In particular, the committee will seek to provide assurance to the Governing Body that an appropriate system of internal and external control is in place to ensure that: 

  • business is conducted in accordance with the law and proper standards.
  • public money is safeguarded and properly accounted for.
  • business processes and risk are adequately assured.
  • financial statements are prepared in a timely fashion, and give a true and fair view of the financial position of CWS CCG for the period in question.
  • affairs are managed to secure economic, efficient and effective use of resources.
  • reasonable steps are taken to prevent and detect fraud and other irregularities.

Terms of Reference

The Audit and Assurance Committee's Terms of Rererence are available in our Constitution.