The role of the Council of Governors is to gain assurance, on behalf of the membership and the public, on the organisation's performance, with a particular focus on service quality. The role and responsibilities of the Council of Governors, as defined by The Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the preceding 2006 Act include:
It is important to emphasise that the role of Governors is fundamentally different from that of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for the direct running of the Trust and for the strategic leadership of the whole organisation, assuring high quality performance and delivery of all services.
Governors are are not directly involved in:
For more information regarding the Council of Governors please contact the Governor Office on 0115 9691300 ext:11153 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Council of Governors' meeting is a quarterly meeting and members of the public and staff are welcome to observe. For more information, visit the Council of Governors' meetings page. Alternatively, please contact the Governor Office on 0115 9691300 ext:11153 or email email@example.com