PSNC Structure & Governance

Published on: 9th February 2022 | Updated on: 16th March 2022

PSNC last reviewed its structures and made changes to its composition in 2010.

PSNC Structure

PSNC is an association whose functions and procedures are set out in a Constitution and Rules.

With effect from 1st April 2010 the PSNC has 32 members on its main committee:

Plus a non-executive chair.

There are six sub-committees:

  • Funding and Contract;
  • Legislation and Regulatory Affairs;
  • LPC and Contractor Support;
  • Resource Development and Finance;
  • Service Development; and
  • Communications and Public Affairs.

PSNC Subcommittee Remits (revised May 2018)

All members of PSNC adhere to corporate governance principles adopted by the Committee in April 2003. Members are also required to adhere to a Code of Conduct.

Governance Papers

Complaints about PSNC

Concerns and issues about PSNC or its work may be raised in a variety of ways.

  • Formal complaints or concerns from a contractor may be raised through the PSNC member who represents the contractor (i.e. the member they have appointed or elected), or through the contractor’s LPC.
  • Complaints from contractors, LPCs or from anyone else, including patients, may also be raised with any PSNC member including subcommittee Chairs; or directly with the Chief Executive, staff members or the Chair of PSNC.
  • Anyone can raise a complaint about PSNC by emailing: Complaints sent to this e-mail address are considered by the Chair of the Review and Audit Panel or by the Chief Executive, as appropriate.

For more information on this topic please email

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