PEOPLE have been invited to attend the first annual general meeting of Kirklees Primary Care Trust (PCT).
The event, which takes place at the Galpharm Stadium, Huddersfield on Tuesday at 5.30pm, is an opportunity to hear about the PCT’s achievements over the last year as well as planned developments.
Kirklees PCT was set up in October 2006 from the three primary care trusts in Huddersfield and North Kirklees.
The PCT is responsible for primary care and community services and making sure they are in place to meet the needs of 400,000 people living across the district.
The PCT has an annual budget of £490m.
During the event Mike Potts, Chief Executive of Kirklees PCT will launch Working Together for a Healthier Future – the PCT’s Annual Report for 2006/07.
The report contains a review of the PCT’s business over the last year and information about forthcoming initiatives and the accounts.
There will also be a presentation from Dr Judith Hooper, Executive Director of Public Health on what the PCT is doing to tackle health inequalities and a review of the PCT’s final accounts by Bryan Machin, Executive Director of Finance.
Rob Napier, chairman of Kirklees PCT, said: “We are hoping local people come along to our first AGM and find out more about what we do.
“Our role in health locally is really important as we fund treatment and provide services to improve people’s health.
“We are always keen to get people’s views to help us shape services.”