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Our board

Our board is made up of executive directors and non-executive directors.

Our role

BAME staff (Newham Hospital)

The role of our Board

  • To set the strategic direction of the Trust within the overall policies and priorities of the Government and the NHS, define the Trust’s annual and longer term objectives and agree plans to achieve them
  • To oversee the delivery of planned results by monitoring performance against objectives and ensuring corrective action is taken where necessary
  • To ensure effective financial supervision through value for money, financial control and financial planning and strategy
  • To ensure those high standards of corporate governance and personal behaviour are maintained in the conduct of the business of the Trust
  • To ensure that satisfactory procedures exist to appoint, appraise and remunerate senior executives
  • To ensure that there is effective dialogue between the Trust and the local community on its plans and performance and that these are responsive to the community’s needs.

Our board committees include: the nomination and remuneration committee, audit and risk committee, quality assurance committee and finance and investment committee. 

Meetings and papers

Meetings and papers

Meetings and papers

Our Trust Board meets regularly in public and provides the opportunity for staff and patients to attend and ask questions.

Written questions may be submitted in advance and is recommended for detailed queries. Please submit your questions by 1pm on the Monday immediately preceding the meeting to ensure we can provide a detailed response.

If you have any questions about these meetings, please contact the Trust office on 020 3246 0641.

Our Trust Board meeting papers and performance reports are available in PDF format. If you can't open them, you can download Acrobat Reader.

Meetings and papers