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The Trust Board Agendas and Minutes

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Monday 21 August 2017 from 10.30 - 12:45

at Seminar Room 1 & 2, RILD, RD&E Hospital


Open agenda

1. Apologies

James Brent, Chairman

2. Declarations Of Interest

Melanie Holley, Head of Governance

3. Secretary's Notes

Melanie Holley, Head of Governance

4. Chairman's Remarks

James Brent, Chairman

5. Minutes of the last meeting held on 23 June 2017

Matters Arising and Actions Summary check

James Brent, Chairman

6. Accountability & Engagement

6.1 Chief Executive’s Public Report

Suzanne Tracey, Chief Executive

6.2 Open Question & Answer

Suzanne Tracey, Chief Executive

6.3 Question on Notice –  CT Scans and Outpatient Appointments

Phil Luke, Divisional Director Operations

7. Performance & Assurance

7.1 Performance Report

Adrian Harris, Executive Medical Director

8. CoG Business

8.1 Report on the Elections to the Council of Governors 2017

Melanie Holley, Head of Governance

8.2 CoG Coordinating Committee and Working Groups progress reports

Richard May, Lead Governor Keith Broderick, Chair, CoG Effectiveness

Tony Ducker, Chair, Patient Safety & Quality. Chris Wilde, Deputy Chair, Member & Public Engagement

9.0 Stakeholder Engagement

9.1 Update from the recent Patient Experience Committee meeting

Kay Foster, Public Governor and Member of the Patient Experience Committee

9.2. Membership Report

Naomi Pardington-Green, Engagement Manager

9.3 Annual Members Meeting 2017

Melanie Holley, Head of Governance

10. Information

10.1 Report to the Council of Governors on the Performance of the External Auditors

David Robertson, Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit Committee


The next meeting of the Council of Governors will be held 24 November 2017 at the RD&E Hospital.


Governors are reminded that any changes to their circumstances concerning their eligibility to vote as a member of a constituency, which have occurred since their last declaration,must be passed to the Secretary immediately. Governors may not vote at Council meetings if they no longer meet the requirements of the Constitution.


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