Appointing lay members to Clinical Commissioning Groups

This web based resource covers all the steps Clinical Commissioning Groups may wish to consider in the appointment process for lay members and includes practical checklists and points to consider throughout the process from drawing up the role description through shortlisting, interview and appointment, as well as suggested templates for shortlisting, interview records and letters. The links below will take you through to the contents on the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS England from 01 April 2013) website.

Planning the process

Candidate and Panel Management


Information Pack, Application Form and Monitoring Information

Candidate Selection




Please note that the template and sample documents are provided in Word format to allow editing by Clinical Commissioning Groups.