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Trust Board

Membership and appointment

Our Trust Board is made up of 14 members — our Chair, seven non-executive directors, five executive directors (including our Chief Executive) and an associate non-executive director.

Our Executive Committee consists of nine executive directors and directors, including the five executive directors on the Trust Board.

The chief executive and the other executive directors are appointed through a process of open advertising and formal selection interview. Non-executive directors are appointed by the same method but through NHS Improvement. All executive appointments are permanent and subject to normal terms and conditions of employment.

Meetings and Board Papers

The first part of the meeting is open to everyone. If you want to attend a meeting, please contact the Committee Secretary for an agenda and papers and to discuss any special requirements:

If you have a question for one of the board members you should send it to the Trust Secretary at least 48 hours before the meeting.

Board meeting dates in 2021

Our next virtual public Board meeting will take place on 23 September at 10am via videoconferencing. For more information on how to join please email the Committee Secretary. Please also send any questions you’d like raised at the meeting to this email address at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Upcoming meetings:

Please note that due to the coronavirus, all meetings will be held virtually until further notice. You can watch the live stream (YouTube) for the meeting on 27 July at this link

You’ll find Board papers from previous meetings in the boxes below. Board papers for the next meeting will be available to download on the 2021 Board page shortly before the meeting. If you would like to access Board Papers from before 2019 please email the Committee Secretary.

Please note our Board papers may not be accessible to screen reader software. Please email us if you have any questions about the content of the papers. We are working to update these to make them accessible.

More information

You can find out more about the role of the Trust Board and its code of conduct and accountability (now archived) from the Department of Health website.