The Board of Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is a statutory body appointed by the Secretary of State for Health and responsible for running the Trust’s hospitals in line with Department of Health policy and relevant legislation.
The Trust Board manages the overall direction and aims for the Trust and controls the organisation in the public’s interest, ensuring accountability to the public.
The Board has 11 voting members – the Chairman, the Chief Executive, four executive directors and five part-time non-executive directors.
There are eleven Board meetings per year. Dates for 2013, all Fridays, are:
4 January, 1 February, 1 March, 12 April*, 3 May, 7 June, 5 July, 6 September, 4 October, 1 November and 6 December.
All meetings commence at 9.00 am.
* Please note the change of date. This meeting was previously on 5 April.
Meetings are held in the Board Room at the Derriford Health and Leisure Centre, Derriford Hospital. Members of the public, patients, families, staff and local stakeholders, such as MPs, are all welcome to attend,
Papers may be obtained by following the link below, or from Gill Hunt, Board Secretary, Level 7, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, PL6 8DH, telephone 01752 439060 or email email@example.com
Due to limited space and fire safety regulations, seats may need to be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
To download Trust Board papers please visit the Trust Board papers page
To view Trust Board Members' declarations of interest, please click here
Trust Board Members
Ann James - Chief Executive
Ann James commenced her role as Chief Executive with Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust in September 2012. Prior to this, she held a number of lead roles in the NHS in the south west.
Richard Crompton - Chairman
Mr Richard Crompton has been appointed to serve as a non-executive Chairman of Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust from 1 August 2012.
Ian Douglas, Non Executive Director
Mr Ian Douglas joined Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust as a non-executive director in June 2007. Ian is a FCMA and heads his own financial management consultancy.