Trust Board

Trust Board

Role of the Trust Board

The Trust Board is responsible for the actions and decisions of the organisation.

The Board comprises executive and non-executive members, and has public meetings on a bi-monthly basis. 

The Board's role includes: 

  • Setting strategic direction in line with national and regional NHS priorities;
  • Ensuring the provision of high-quality, effective, and patient-focussed services through clinical governance; 
  • Ensuring high standards of corporate governance and compliance with statutory duties; 
  • Monitoring performance against Trust objectives;
  • Maintaining financial control and financial planning, as well as ensuring value for money is achieved;
  • Promoting engagement with local communities in our areas of practice.

Board sub-committees

To support the Board a number of committees have been established.

Each of these committees is chaired by a non-executive director. The committees are accountable to the Board for the work they undertake.

These sub-committees are listed below.

  • Audit
  • Financial Planning and Investment
  • Integrated Performance
  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrated Workforce
  • Remuneration and Terms of Service 

 

There are other committees that have non-executive members, but meet less often. For example:

  • Mental Health and Capacity Act Committee.


To find out more, click on the headings below:

Information on Trust Board conflicts of interest and registers of interest have now moved to the Conflicts of Interest page.

The information on the Trust Board's role regarding diversity and inclusion is now available from the Trust Board Members page.

 

Trust Board Dates

If you would like to attend any of the Trust Board meetings below, please contact the Executive Office on 024 7653 6673. 

  • 28 January 2020
  • 31 March 2020 

Please be aware that the Trust Board meeting which will take place on Tuesday 31 March will not be open to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in line with national guidance.

Our priority as a Trust is to keep our patients, staff and the public safe and due to this we advise against any unnecessary travel to our Trust. We will advise on future meetings in due course.

  • 2 June 2020 
  • 28 July 2020 
  • 29 September 2020 
  • 24 November 2020

Please note that the Trust Board Meeting taking place on Tuesday 2 June 2020, from 09.30am will not be open to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in line with national guidance.

However, we will be live streaming the meeting for members of the public to observe it taking place. Please send an email to: Trust.Board@covwarkpt.nhs.uk and you will be sent details of how to access the meeting.

If you have any questions in relation to Trust Board business to be considered and addressed where possible at the meeting, please submit them in writing by 12.00 on Monday 1 June 2020 to: Trust.Board@covwarkpt.nhs.uk.

Our priority as a Trust is to keep our patients, staff and the public safe and due to this we advise against any unnecessary travel to our Trust. We will advise on future meetings in due course.