Meetings of the Trust Board held in public are conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams.
Papers for Board meetings will still be published on the Trust’s website and you are welcome to send questions for consideration by the Board to the Trust Secretary, Suki Chandler on email@example.com before the meeting.
Information for governors and members of the public observing the meeting of the Board of Directors
Our virtual meetings of the Trust Board are held in public via Microsoft Teams.
Trust Board Meeting Dates 2024
Some rules of etiquette regarding the meeting:
Members of the public will be on ‘mute’ during the meeting.
The Board welcomes questions from members of the public at the end of the agenda. When invited to ask questions, please use the ‘raise a hand’ function to indicate that you would like to ask a question and wait to be invited by the Chairman to speak.
Please keep your question brief so as to allow others an opportunity to speak in the limited time available.
Direct your question to the Chairman rather than individual directors.
The Chairman reserves the right not to respond to questions which relate to matters that are the subject of current confidential discussions, commercial negotiations or legal action, or for any other reason at their discretion.
The role of the Trust Board
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is managed by a Trust Board, made up of the Chairman, the Chief Executive, seven full-time Executive Directors and eight part-time Non-Executive directors. The role of the Trust Board is to:
set the overall strategic direction of the Trust
provide effective financial control
ensure high standards of corporate governance
ensure that the Trust provides high quality, effective patient-centred care.
If you would like to learn more about Trust Board Members, please click here.
If you would like to view a board paper prior to February 2018 please contact Suki Chandler, Trust Secretary on 020 8973 3170.
Committee in Common
The Committee in Common is a collaborative meeting between board committees from Kingston Hospital and Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare, with some delegated authority. The meeting is designed to facilitate collaborative working between the Trusts in order to improve healthcare in the hospital and community. As the Committee in Common will be also dealing with items that the Board has done in the past, the Board felt it was appropriate and transparent to hold these meetings in public. These are different to the agendas and content of other committee meetings.
Committee in Common meeting dates:
31 January 2024 – Seminar Room 1, Education Centre, Kingston Hospital
28 March 2024 – Seminar Room 1, Education Centre, Kingston Hospital
Committee in Common meetings are held in person, with an option to join virtually. If you would like to join a meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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