Public Meetings & Minutes

Please note that due to the current context with COVID-19, we are still planning on holding parts of these meetings in public, but they will be accessible online via Microsoft Teams (MS Teams).

If you would like to register your interest as a member of the public to observe these meetings, please email for more details. Please note that these meetings will be recorded via MS Teams.

Council of Governors

The Council of Governors meet formally on a quarterly basis.

At each meeting they receive an update from the Chief Executive, a report on the Trust's performance over the previous quarter and conduct their routine business.

The agendas and minutes of meetings can be found below. Please note that minutes are not published until they have been approved.

Council of Governors meetings 2021:

All meetings are currently planned to be held via MS Teams.  We will review this in light of any new guidance on meeting in person.

The Council of Governors meetings are open to the public and all members of the Trust are welcome to attend.

2022 meetings:

  • Monday 28 February
  • Meetings for the rest of 2022 are to be confirmed and will be published as soon as possible

Agendas and Minutes

For agendas and minutes from previous meetings, please see our archive.

Board meetings

Our Board has 10 meetings in a calendar year (although it can also meet in August and December if required), with each meeting having a public and confidential session.

For more information please click here.

RD&E Annual Members’ Meeting 2021

The RD&E's 2021 Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) was held on Wednesday 29 September 2021, 5pm-7pm.

We gave some consideration to holding this important meeting in person; however, on reviewing the local COVID-19 position, we made the decision to hold the meeting using MS Teams, as we did for the 2020 AMM. Safety is always our top priority and we wanted to ensure everybody felt comfortable attending the meeting.

The event provided an opportunity for Trust members to hear about our performance over the previous financial year, to learn more about aspects of our work, including the proposed integration with Northern Devon Healthcare Trust, and to contribute their views.

A recording of the event is available to watch below. The 2021 AMM agenda is also available to download.

You can become a member of the Trust by completing our online membership form or by contacting the Foundation Trust Office on 01392 403977 or


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