"Chief Executive�s Office"
Chief Executive’s Office Assynt House Beechwood Park Inverness, IV2 3BW Telephone: 01463 717123 Fax: 01463 235189 Textphone users can contact us via 6 March 2009 Typetalk: Tel 0800 959598 www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk MEETING OF THE NHS HIGHLAND PARTNERSHIP FORUM (Performance) Friday 13 March 2009 at 10.30am Board Room, Assynt House, Inverness AGENDA 1 WELCOME AND APOLOGIES Ray Stewart 2 MINUTE OF MEETING HELD ON 20 FEBRUARY 2009 (attached) The Partnership Forum is asked to approve the Minute. 3 MATTERS ARISING NOT ON THE AGENDA 4 WORKFORCE PERFORMANCE 4.1 Staff Governance Self Assessment Process Verbal Report by Mr Ray Stewart, Employee Director There is also circulated letter dated 6 March 2009 from the Scottish Government Health Workforce Directorate advising as to an amended SAAT return process. The Partnership Forum is asked to Note the position. 4.2 Staff Survey Verbal Report by Mr Ray Stewart, Employee Director Members are advised that the national and local results of the 2008 Staff Survey have been previously distributed and may be accessed via the following Intranet Web Link: http://intranet.nhsh.scot.nhs.uk/Well%20Informed/StaffSurvey/Pages/Default.aspx The Partnership Forum is asked to Note the results. Working with you to make Highland the healthy place to be 4.3 Workforce Report to December 2008 (including sickness absence) Report by Mr Philip Walker, Head of Personnel (attached) The Partnership Forum is asked to note the report. 4.4 Agenda for Change Progress Report Report by Donald Shiach, Pay and Equality Manager (attached) The Partnership Forum 4.5 Knowledge and Skills Framework Progress Report Report by Gordon MacDonald, KSF Project Manager (attached) The Partnership Forum 4.6 Working Time Regulations Report by Lindsey Mitchell/ Mrs Pam Cremin The Partnership Forum 6 REPORTS FROM HIGHLAND PARTNERSHIP FORUM/ HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE SUB GROUPS 6.1 Dignity at Work Sub Group – Update (attached) 6.2 HR Sub Group 6.3 Equality and Diversity Sub Group 6.4 Learning and Development Sub Group – Minute of Meeting held 10 on February 2009 (attached) 6.5 Healthy Working Lives Sub Group 6.6 Workforce Development Sub Group 6.7 Prevention of Violence and Aggression Sub Group 6.8 Stress Management Steering Group 6.9 CHP/SSU Partnership Fora The Partnership Forum is asked to note the circulated Minutes/reports and consider the issues identified. 2 7 POLICIES FOR APPROVAL 7.1 Draft Study Leave Policy (attached) The Partnership Forum is asked to approve the circulated Draft Policy. 8 AOCB 9 DATE OF NEXT MEETING The next meeting is due to be held on 17 April 2009, in the Board Room, Assynt House, Inverness. NB Please note that a Staffside Meeting will be held at 9.30 am. 3