Board meetings

Important information regarding Public Board meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic

In light of the restrictions introduced by the Government to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Epsom and St Helier Board of Directors will continue to not meet in public.

The Trust is committed to maintaining transparency and accountability to the public during this period. As a result, we are planning to hold the Trust Board meeting in Public between 9:30am and 11:30am on Friday 10 July 2020 by Zoom Webinar. To be able to join this meeting you will need to register by clicking the following link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V2AqgKSpSSOW3gKnYQ_m4w

Please register in good time as the meeting will start promptly at 9:30am.

The papers for this meeting will be available from 1pm on Monday 6 July 2020 via the link below:

https://www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk/board-papers-and-agendas

As usual we are continuing to welcome questions from the public which should be submitted by 9am on Wednesday 8 July 2020 to esth.boardquestions@nhs.net  Questions cannot be put to the Board at the meeting.

We will be recording and uploading the meeting including all responses to questions to our website at https://www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk/board-meetings

Given the uncertainty as to how long the current restrictions will be required, the position set out above will remain in place until further notice. However, we look forward to welcoming back members of the public to our Board meetings as soon as the necessary steps to limit the transmission of COVID-19 are lifted.

Questions submitted will be read out at the end of the Public Board Meeting. 

You can find a log of all questions asked and the responses to them below. This will be updated after each Board meeting.

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If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

The Board will meet in private session immediately following each public part of the meeting to discuss items which will include:

  • Reports pertaining to litigation or potential litigation
  • Items that are potentially commercially sensitive (as well as commercially confidential) for either the trust or a third party, eg contracts or tendering reports
  • Matters concerning individual patients or members of staff, such as detailed Serious Incidents Reports
  • Data that may be adjudged ‘protected’ under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)
  • Documents that may be exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI).  

The board also has a number of committees, which focus on specific areas of work.

Upcoming Board meetings

Board meetings are held in public at either St Helier or Epsom Hospital. You are welcome to attend the meetings and listen to the discussions that take place. 

Please be aware that all public board meetings will be filmed and that this footage, including the questions asked, will be made available on the Trust's website. Our filming will continue to be strategically arranged so the camera is fixed on members of the Trust Board and not on any members of the public.  

Public Board meetings 2020-21

  • Friday 1 May between 9.30am – 12pm, Conference Room One, Epsom Hospital
  • Friday 12 June between 9.30am – 10.30am, Whitehall Lecture Theatre, St Helier Hospital (this is an extraordinary Board to present the accounts)
  • Friday 10 July between 9.30am – 12pm, Whitehall Lecture Theatre, St Helier Hospital
  • Friday 11 September between 9.30am – 12pm, Conference Room One, Epsom Hospital
  • Friday 13 November between 9.30am – 12pm, Whitehall Lecture Theatre, St Helier Hospital
  • Friday 8 January 2021 between 9.30am – 12pm, Conference Room One, Epsom Hospital.

The agenda for these meetings will be published in the Board papers and agendas section of our website one week before each meeting. The papers that are to be discussed will be published in advance of the meeting. Previous minutes are also available.

Previous Board meetings

Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 13 March 

Board Meeting - Epsom Hospital, Friday 10 January 2020

 

Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 8 November 2019

Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 14 June 2019

Public Briefing - Epsom Hospital, Friday 15 March 2019

Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 15 February 2019

 

Public Briefing - Epsom Hospital, Friday 11 January 2019

Public Board Meeting - Epsom Hospital, Friday 14 December 2018

Public Briefing - St Helier Hospital, Friday 16 November 2018

Public Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 12 October 2018

 

Public Briefing - Epsom Hospital, Friday 14 September 2018

 

Public Board Meeting - Epsom Hospital, Friday 10 August 2018

 

Annual Public Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 13 July 2018

 

Public Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 15 June 2018

 

Public Briefing - Epsom Hospital, Friday 11 May 2018

 

Public Board Meeting - Epsom Hospital, Friday 13 April 2018

 

Public Briefing - Epsom Hospital, Friday 16 March 2018

Public Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 9 February 2018

Public Briefing - Epsom Hospital, Friday 12 January 2018

Public Board Meeting - Epsom Hospital, Friday 15 December 2017

Public Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 10 November 2017

Public Board Meeting - St Helier Hospital, Friday 9 June 2017

Public Briefing - Epsom Hospital, Friday 10 March 2017


Public Briefing - St Helier Hospital, Friday 13 January 2017
 

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