The Board’s role is to direct and control the organisation in the public interest and is tasked with ensuring accountability to the public. All the Board members take collective responsibility for the Board’s decisions and performance. The main functions of the Board of Directors are to establish strategic direction, aims and values of the trust. Ensure the main focus and strategy of the trust is delivered and that the Trust achieves its aims and objectives. The Board of Directors allocates resources and monitors organisational and executive performance. It has a responsibility to delegate operational matters to management and oversee senior management arrangements and appointments. The Board also has a duty to understand and manage risk.
The Board of Directors is the principal decision making body of our hospital, and is directly involved in the day to day running of the hospital, it is made up of a Chairman, Chief executive officer, executive directors and non executive directors.