Council of Governors

Meeting of the Council of Governors of the
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
TIME: 10:30 – 12:20
DATE: Tuesday, 5 December 2017
VENUE: Board Room, Oasis Health Centre, RUH


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Opening Business

Agenda Item Presenter Attachment
Welcome, Introduction and Apologies Brian Stables, Chairman


Declarations of Interest Brian Stables, Chairman


Minutes of the Council of Governors Meeting held on 5 September 2017 Brian Stables, Chairman

Paper 3

Action List and Matters Arising Brian Stables, Chairman

Paper 4

Standing Items

Agenda Item Presenter Attachment
Chief Executive's Update Report Sarah Truelove, Deputy Chief Executive

Paper 5

STP Update Sarah Truelove, Deputy Chief Executive Verbal

Council of Governors Governance

Agenda Item Presenter Attachment
2017 Election Results Brian Stables, Chairman

Paper 7

Annual Register of Governors Interests Brian Stables, Chairman

Paper 8

Council of Governors Terms of Reference Brian Stables, Chairman

Paper 9

Member feedback

Agenda Item Presenter Attachment
Staff Governor Feedback Julie Scriven
Staff Governor

Paper 10

Public Governor Feedback
(including constituency meetings)
All Public Governors

Paper 11

Stakeholder Governor Feedback All Stakeholder Governors


Working Group Actions arising out of feedback Brian Stables, Governor


Update from South West Governors Exchange Network Governors Attendees


Lead Governors Update Report & AMM Feedback Chris Callow, Lead Governor

Paper 15

Governor Working Groups

Agenda Item Presenter Attachment
Strategy & Business Planning Working Group Update Report Helen Rogers, Public Governor, NE Somerset

Paper 16

Quality Working Group Update Report Jan Taylor, Public Governor, North Wiltshire

Paper 17

Membership & Outreach Working Group Update Report Phill Lunt, Staff Governor

Paper 18

Board Monitoring Group Update Reports Amanda Buss,
Public Governor

Paper 19

Governors as Observers -
1. Assurance Committee update
2. Appointment of Audit Committee Observer

Amanda Buss, Nick Houlton & James Colquhoun Public Governors

Paper 20


Working Group Actions arising out of update reports Brian Stables, Chairman Discussion

2016/17 Trust Priorities

Agenda Item Presenter Attachment
Operational Delivery Francesca Thompson,Chief Operating Officer

Paper 22 (Pres.)

Estates Brian Gubb, Head of Estates

Paper 23 (Pres.)

Governor Areas of Interest

Agenda Item Presenter Attachment
Constitution amendments for approval Xavier Bell, Board of Directors Secretary

Paper 24

Governors Assurance Committee Brian Stables, Chairman Verbal

Closing Business

Agenda Item Presenter Attachment
Items for Future Workplan Brian Stables, Chairman

Paper 26

Meeting Review Brian Stables, Chairman Verbal

Next Meeting:
6th March 2018 10:30-12:30
RUH Board Room, Oasis Centre, Royal United Hospital, Bath

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